A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
A Camp Lejeune marine died in Iraq this week.
23-year-old Corporal Barton Humlhanz of Hellertown, Pennsylvania according to the Pentagon, died Thursday from injuries suffered in enemy combat in Iraq's Babil province. Humlhanz was voted "most unique" in his 2001 graduating class.
To date, 971 troops have been killed in Iraq.