The weather is nasty, and it’s expected to stay that way through much of Saturday.
The Triad, Hillsborough and Chapel Hill are under a winter storm warning until 4 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow might accumulate 2 to 4 inches as far east as Orange County, and bridges could become hazardous.
Parts of the Triangle including Wake, Franklin, Vance and Warren counties, are under a winter weather advisory until 4 p.m. Saturday, according to the NWS. This area is forecast to remain at or above freezing, so any precipitation that falls is more likely to accumulate as 1 to 2 inches of slush or wet snow. Roads could become slick.
In both areas, rain could mix with snow before precipitation ends Saturday.
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Further west, a handful of North Carolina counties in the Asheville area were placed under a winter storm warning through 7 a.m. Saturday. Those locations are expected to see heavy snow, and travel conditions will be affected, the warning said.
“Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected, with localized amounts up to 8 inches above 5,000 feet,” the forecast said.