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.
Part of the roof on the Williamston Fire Extinguisher Service blew off during the storm overnight.
Jeff Harrell, a service technician with the company, says the front half of the roof of the business on East Blvd. in Williamston, came off during the storm. Roofers are at the business now, trying to determine what the company's options are.
Harrell says there was some water damage inside the building, though they have cleaned most of that up.