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.
To some people, taking down those Christmas lights can be the most dreadful task of the new year. Many homeowners will be back on their roofs and in tall trees reaching for lights and decorations; an activity that can cause some serious accidents. Experts say you can't be too safe while working on a ladder. Many accidents occur when people try to reach too far while standing on ladders.