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.
Drought conditions worsen across Eastern Carolina.
The National Drought Mitigation Center released Wednesday that exceptional and extreme drought conditions have moved back into parts of Eastern Carolina.
Parts Nash and Wilson county are under extreme conditions. Duplin, Wayne, Lenior, Greene, Pitt, Edgecomb and parts of Wilson and Halifax counties are in the extreme category.