A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Friday marked the start of the 2007 hurricane season, and Tropical Storm Barry was right on time.
The second named storm of the year, Barry is expected to move from the Gulf and bring rain up the East Coast.
Subtropical storm Andrea was the first named storm of the year.
The impact of Barry should be felt in Eastern Carolina sometime Sunday. The storm could bring 1 to 2 inches of much needed rain.
When severe weather strikes, stay tuned to WITN-7 for the latest from Advanced VIPIR. Chief Meteorologist Marvin Daugherty and meteorologists Jim Howard, Jennifer Harcher and Jamie Arnold will work around the clock to give you the latest information and any warnings.
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