Winter Weather Moves Into NC This Weekend


RALEIGH, N.C. — There will be quiet weather Friday and Saturday, but get ready for wintry weather this weekend. 

Filtered sunshine is in the area Friday with highs in the mid to upper 40s for the Triad and upper 40s to low 50s for the Triangle and Sandhills. Clouds increase Friday night, for a cold and cloudy start on Saturday. No wet weather expected during the day on Saturday, but precipitation starts to move in late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. 

Triad/VA Bordering Counties

TIME: Looks to start as snow Sunday morning, with a wintry mix Sunday into Monday

SNOW TOTALS: On the low end 4″-6″ with 8″-12″ looking very possible. 

ICE: A few tenth of an inch possible, making for dangerous road and walkways 

*Winter Storm Watches and Warnings up for the Triad


TIME: Rain could start late Saturday night in the Sandhills. Sunday morning would be the best chance to see any snow, then turning over to a wintry mix/cold rain Sunday PM-Monday

SNOW TOTALS: On the low end dusting to an inch, but 1″-3″ for the Triangle/Sandhills and 4″-6″ north and west of the Triangle not out of the question. 

ICE: A glaze could form on top of snow or freezing rain cold occur, making for dangerous travel especially Sunday night into Monday



It will also be very windy throughout central NC, with wind gusts upwards of 30 mph possible. The system should begin to move out Monday night, but cold weather sticks around. 


2018-12-07 12:37:44

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