A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties from 6pm Thursday through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
A state mandate has been handed down to Jacksonville city officials that the remaining portions of the Elizabeth Lake dam be removed. Problems with the dam's spillway caused a portion of Dewitt Street to collapse and there were fears the dam could fail putting some area homes at risk of flooding. City officials have decided to keep a section of Dewitt Street closed indefinitely while repairs are being made.