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.
An elderly woman dies after fire consumes her house and authorities still don't know why. Martin County Sheriff Keith Roach says 64-year-old Otelia Moore of Hamilton died when the blaze broke out at her house at 213 Salisbury Street. Lawmen say Moore was the only one home at the time. The State Bureau of Investigation has been called in, but lawmen say there is no reason to believe foul play is involved at this time.