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.
The victim of a car train collision in Craven County is improving. Geoffrey Whaley, 18 years old from Cove City, had to be airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital Tuesday. Authorities say he failed to stop for a train at a railroad crossing on Old Highway 70 in Cove City that didn't have flashing lights or a mechanical stop gate. Whaley is listed in good condition.