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 Silver Alert has been issued Thursday morning for a 40-year old Wilson woman.
Wilson Police issued the alert for Tammy M Batten, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
Batten was last seen on Bynum Street in Wilson wearing a gray coat, blue jeans and gray shoes.
Batten is described as a white female weighing around 198 pounds and standing at 5 feet 7 inches. She has brown hair and green eyes.
Anyone with information about Batten's whereabouts is asked to call the Wilson Police Department at (252) 399-2323 or 911.