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.
A tour of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Hurricane Center is now as close as your computer with the new virtual online tour of the famous forecast center. This is a useful tool for students who are learning about tropical storms, hurricanes and weather forecasting. The virtual tour gives a complete view of the National Hurricane Center operations. Also included in the tour are the Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch operations, the Chief Aerial Reconnaissance Coordination - All Hurricanes, the Federal Emergency Management Agency liaison, Media & Seminar, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Miami Regional Library and the Miami National Weather Service forecast office. Go to NOAA National Hurricane Center: http://www.hurricanes.gov for more information.