This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.
.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.
Rain may become a light freezing rain along the Virginia border
counties late tonight and early Friday before ending. Very little if
any impact is expected with only a trace of ice possible on elevated
surfaces. Surface and road temperatures should remain above freezing
keeping these surfaces wet.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
A Winter Weather Advisory may be needed for portions of the Triad
and northern Piedmont late Friday night into Saturday.
A period of freezing rain is expected late Friday night into
Saturday morning as temperatures fall into the lower 30s. A glaze of
ice may develop especially on elevated surfaces. Up to a tenth or
two tenths of an inch of ice may form on elevated surfaces, such as
tree limbs, branches, and power lines. The areas that have the
highest probabilities of ice include Roxboro, Oxford, Henderson,
Warrenton, the Piedmont Triad region, Louisburg, and Roanoke Rapids.
Temperatures are expected to fall to between 30 and 32 for several
hours between 300 am and 900 am Saturday with periods of freezing
Hazardous travel may also develop if the road surfaces can fall
below freezing. Bridges and overpasses or elevated surfaces will
freeze more quickly.
A Winter Weather Advisory for portions of the Triad and northern
Piedmont is possible late Friday night into Saturday.