A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Fire crews have finished up at the scene of a fire in Beaufort County and say the damage is estimated at $1 million.
EMS officials say flames broke out after 9:00 Tuesday night on Herring Run Road. We're told no one was home at the time and that the house was under construction.
Beaufort County Fire Marshall Curtis Avery says the home was nearly complete when flames broke out. The homeowner is in Louisiana and hasn't seen what's left of the new home yet.
There's no word what started the fire.