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.
Two men are accused of stealing $100,000 worth of copper from Progress Energy facilities in several North Carolina counties and then selling it for scrap in Virginia.
Douglas Wood Junior, 35-years-old of Bailey in Nash County, and 31-year-old Danny Denton of Bunn in Franklin County, are both charged with seven counts of felony larceny in Nash County, and one count in Franklin County.
They face additional charges in those counties and charges in Halifax, Wake, and Northampton Counties.
Wood was already serving probation on a charge of stealing copper from Progress last year.