North Carolina officials are urging people who have to be out on the road to use caution in advance of some winter weather.
The state Department of Transportation says conditions on Sunday could get tricky, especially in the western and central regions of the state where rain, sleet or snow are possible.
Even in areas where temperatures will be too high for that, the weather could be nasty. The National Weather Service says there's a chance of heavy rain and flooding, especially in low-lying and coastal areas.
The U.S. Coast Guard is also warning inexperienced sailors to stay out of the water on Sunday, citing multiple gale warnings from the National Weather Service.
The bad weather is expect to linger through Sunday night, and clear up early in the week.
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