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Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Through 12 PM Sunday

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1003 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015


...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...


...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...POSSIBLY STARTING OUT MIXED WITH A LITTLE SLEET...WILL OCCUR ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL NC THIS MORNING...


THE COMBINATION OF COLD AND INITIALLY DRY AIR IN PLACE...WITH MOISTURE MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTH...HAS CAUSED AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN TO DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTH AND WEST SECTIONS OF CENTRAL NC EARLY THIS MORNING.


GRANVILLE- VANCE- WARREN- HALIFAX- ORANGE- DURHAM- FRANKLIN- NASH- EDGECOMBE- CHATHAM- WAKE- WILSON- STANLY- MONTGOMERY- MOORE- LEE...


...INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OXFORD...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...
HENDERSON...NORLINA...WARRENTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...CHAPEL HILL...
CARRBORO...DURHAM...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...NASHVILLE...
RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...ROCKY MOUNT...SILER CITY...
PITTSBORO...RALEIGH...CARY...WILSON...ALBEMARLE...TROY...BISCOE...
MOUNT GILEAD...SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...
SEVEN LAKES...SANFORD


* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE MUCH OF THE PIEDMONT OF NC AND THE  NORTHERN COASTAL PLAIN.


* HAZARD TYPES...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.


* ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE  ACCUMULATION.


* TIMING...THROUGH THIS MORNING.


* IMPACTS...A THIN COATING OF ICE ON ROADS AND SIDEWALKS WILL  MAKE TRAVEL AND WALKING TREACHEROUS THIS MORNING.


* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS...AND USE EXTRA CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.


 

 


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