EOC (Lenoir NC)
Winds 0-3 MPH out of the NW
30.15 and Falling ( Front Coming in)
Forecast is showing Snow.
Official NOAA (Below)
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 7pm, then a chance of freezing rain between 7pm and 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Light and variable wind.
Rain and sleet likely before 1am, then snow and sleet between 1am and 2am, then snow after 2am. Low around 29. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Snow before 11am, then snow and sleet between 11am and noon, then sleet after noon. High near 29. East northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Freezing rain likely before 9pm, then snow and sleet likely between 9pm and 10pm, then snow likely after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
555 AM EST WED JAN 20 2016
ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-GREATER CALDWELL-GREATER BURKE-
555 AM EST WED JAN 20 2016
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PIEDMONT NORTH CAROLINA AND
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.
.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.
LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE FOOTHILLS AND
NORTHWEST PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON…MAINLY AS LIGHT SNOW. THE SNOW MAY TRANSITION BRIEFLY
TO A PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE IN THE DAY OR THIS EVENING
BEFORE ENDING BEFORE MIDNIGHT. LESS THAN ONE INCH ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED BEFORE THE SNOW TAPERS OFF. PATCHES OF BLACK ICE SHOULD
BE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
..THURSDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY…WINTRY MIX LIKELY. A LARGE AND STRONG LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW…SLEET…AND
FREEZING RAIN TO NORTH CAROLINA FOOTHILLS ON FRIDAY.
PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN DURING
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. DAMAGING FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS
MOST LIKELY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
..SATURDAY…SNOW POSSIBLE. A MID LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL TRACK
ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATING
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE MORNING HOURS AND
CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY. IN ADDITION…COLD TEMPERATURES WILL
RESULT IN SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADS AND BRIDGES.
..SUNDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..TUESDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.