A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
A widespread freeze event is expected in Eastern Carolina tonight. Temperatures inland will experience a hard with temperatures in the middle to upper 20s.
Along the coast where temperature remain a touch warmer, lows are expected to drop into the lower 30s. This will be the first official freeze along our coastal communities.
Be sure to bring your potted plants in doors because these conditions will likely kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.