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.
The evergreen Christmas tree in New York's Rockefeller Center will be a bit "greener" this year.
Energy-saving lights are replacing the tree's old-fashioned bulbs. The move is expected to save more than 2,200 kilowatt hours a day. That's the amount of energy used in a typical 2,000-square-foot house in a month.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg hopes the tree will inspire New
Yorkers to "make greener choices in their own lives."
The 84-foot-tall Norway Spruce will be lit in a ceremony next week.