A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
If there are two things that don't mix during the holidays it's your pets and poinsettia plants. The beautiful flowers can make any holiday scene festive, but they can make your cats and dogs very sick if they eat the flowers. Veterinarians the plants can irritate your pet’s gastrointestinal tract. They suggest giving them medicine like Pepto Bismol. But the best thing you can do is keep the plants away from your pets.