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 Beaufort man is in jail without bond after being charged with raping a woman.
Jonathan Murrell of Merrimon Road was arrested Wednesday morning for second degree rape.
Carteret County deputies say the victim was a 35-year-old woman who was known to the victim.
Murrell, 37, was scheduled to go before a judge today for his first court appearance.