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.
Residents in Harker's Island are in the dark tonight after severe weather flared up along the coast this afternoon.
Officials say strong winds knocked down three concrete light polls that supply electricity to The Carteret County Community.
Harker's Island Electric Cooperative serves 1300 customers and authorities claim none of them have electricity at this hour