Looking to follow news about the storm on Twitter? Look for the hashtags #ncwx or #ncsnow. Also, as the storm revs up on the outer banks, search for #snOBX.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation is @NCDOT. They have 16,340 followers. They live tweet information, even videos. Here's one, hosted by a snowplow driver, about when they decide to start plowing the roads:
You'll also find the NCDOT on Facebook.
You might also want to check out the state's new Iphone/Android app, ReadyNC. You can get real time local weather and road conditions. The app recently launched, so this will be a good chance to test it.