A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
Will the threat of Hurricane Frances and gas prices keep many people away from the state's vacation spots during the upcoming Labor Day weekend?
According to Triple-A Carolinas, an estimated 1.2 million motorists between North and South Carolina will head for their favorite vacation spot this holiday weekend. But officials also say Hurricane Frances may be holding some people back, as well as the fact that a gallon of gas is about 25 cents higher then this time last year.