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.
A welcomed break for 300-plus firefighters in the Pisgah National Forest.
Rain has helped stop the spread of wildfires that have been burning there for more than a week.
The U-S Forest Service says neither the 600-acre-fire at Dobson Knob or the 19-hundred-acre-fire at Shortoff Mountain are spreading.
The Burke County fires were sparked by lightning on June eighth. The blazes have -not- caused any injuries and -weren't- immediately threatening private homes or land.
Two months of hot, dry weather had left the area with unusually high fire danger conditions.
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