A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7am on Saturday for Beaufort, Mainland Hyde, Martin, Outer Banks Dare, Tyrrell, Washington and western Dare County. The threats are black ice and slick roadways.
State Highway Patrol Troopers say alcohol is to blame for one marines death in Onslow County. Troopers say 24 year old Mark Ryan Woodruff, a marine, had left a party on foot, when he jumped in front of a pickup truck on Belgrade-Swansboro Road around 9:18 Friday night. Troopers say that Woodruff had been drinking at the party. The truck driver will not face any charges.