Winter Weather Alerts in Effect for Parts of the WCCB Viewing Area
- Winter Storm Warning for the Mountains/Foothills until noon Sunday
- Ice & Snow – 4-6″+ above 3500′
- Sleet/Snow accumulation for foothills 1-3″
- Cold Rain/Sleet mix tonight for Piedmont – no accumulation south of I-40
The first burst of snow and rain is moving through the WCCB viewing area this evening. A cold front will bring winter weather across the region tonight. A main event of freezing rain, sleet, and snow will arrive tonight. Accumulations are likely for areas north of I-40. Cold rain with some sleet mixed in will be possible for the Piedmont, but it will change over to a straight rain as temps rise in the early morning. No accumulation expected. The bulk of this storm will roll out by Sunday afternoon. However, wrap-around snow will be possible late Sunday through Monday morning with a few scattered bursts of rain/snow showers through the afternoon. Totals above 3500′ could exceed 6″. Winter Weather Alerts in place north of I-40. Temps will remain cool through mid-week. Highs will only reach the upper 40s. Temps will warm into the mid-50s by Thursday. Rain likely late in the week as temps jump into the 60s.