A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties through 4am Friday. Rain and light sleet continues to fall through the area. Temperatures are still about freezing.
All the rain in recent days has caused some low-lying flooding and has closed one road in Pitt County.
Big Oak Road off Highway 30 West of Bethel is now closed because of high water.
Authorities remind you never to drive through standing water when you can't see the roadway.
The road is expected to open back up Saturday morning around 11:00.
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