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Status: Alert Ended
Start: 3/12/18 2:00 PM
End: 3/12/18 10:00 PM
Dur: 08:00
Canceled 3/12/18 10:00 PM

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 12 at 3:38AM EDT until March 12 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS
A vigorous upper level trough will move southeast through the Carolinas today, and off the North Carolina coast this evening.
While there remain some uncertainties, rain is expected to transition to a mixture of rain, sleet, and heavy wet snow from the late morning, through the afternoon evening.
Surface temperatures hovering near to just above freezing, will likely limit significant accumulations. However, a period of slush will likely accumulate once precipitation rates increase. A few slick spots will be possible, especially in areas along and north of Interstate 40 by the late afternoon and evening hours.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...
Rain will change-over to a mixture of snow and sleet, with precipitation type changing over to a wet snow during high precipitation rates. Total snow/sleet accumulations of up to two inches will be possible, with localized higher amounts.

* WHERE...
The Central Piedmont and Northern Coastal Plain Counties of central North Carolina, including the Triangle.

* WHEN...
From 2 PM to 10 PM EDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute on Monday. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.