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.
The U-S Forest Service says that three wildfires in the Pisgah National Forest that were started by lightning are 95 percent contained.
The three fires are in Shortoff Mountain, Dobson Knob and Cold Mountain and have burned a total of 54-hundred acres since they began June Eighth. The Shortoff Mountain fire has burned the most, 45-hundred-and-17 acres.