It will be very cold in Eastern Carolina today, in the 30s, and that could mean the slushy roads have patches of ice in some spots.

Officials urge you to use caution in these conditions.

(Click here to check out the Weather Blog for more
on the race between arctic air and moisture. You can also leave a comment.)

Experts have some advice about driving as safely as possible.

AAA recommends using a gentle acceleration to help prevent skids. Experts also remind you not to brake sharply on ice, or your vehicle will most likely spin.

For step-by-step winter driving techniques, click on the related link below.


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