Dupiln, Greene, Lenoir, Martin and Pitt counties will be under a freezing rain advisory from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday. Beaufort, Craven, Jones and Washington counties will be under the advisory from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m.
For the first time many pest control companies are out combating and spraying mosquitoes. Mary Fournier, director of the Carteret County Health Department, attributes this years massive swarm of marsh mosquitoes to a mild winter, and spring storms. It's so bad in down east Carteret County the health department has sent out flyers to area homes and businesses with simple tips to keep the biting bugs at bay.