Weather advisory issued


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 6 PM EST

FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN…SNOW AND SLEET…WHICH IS IN

EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS…ROBESON…BLADEN…PENDER COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE

IMMEDIATE COAST…COLUMBUS…MARLBORO AND DILLON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES…FREEZING RAIN…SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS…ICE ACCUMULATION OF UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF UP TO AROUND A QUARTER OF AN

INCH.

* TIMING…FRIDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…ROADWAYS AND WALKWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME VERY

SLIPPERY. BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…UPPER 20S EARLY FRIDAY MORNING…RISING SLOWLY TO

AROUND FREEZING AND JUST ABOVE 32 DEGREES DURING THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN…

SNOW…AND SLEET WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR

SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE

DRIVING.

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