A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
At least eight explosions erupted at the Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park on the Outer Banks this weekend. Harbor Welding went up in smoke during the wee hours Saturday morning. Had the winds been out of the South, fire officials say the situation would have been far worse. There are tons of charter boats surrounding the area, but there was very little damage to any of the adjacent charter boats. Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.