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Beware Of Black Ice, High Winds

By WCHL News Posted January 3, 2014 at 6:15 am

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
505 AM EST FRI JAN 3 2014

***Listen to an Interview with NWS Forecaster Scott Sharp*** 

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505 AM EST FRI JAN 3 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.
.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUSTS BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH THIS
MORNING WITH AN OCCASIONAL GUST AROUND 45 MPH. WINDS OF THIS
MAGNITUDE WILL DOWN A FEW TREES AND POWERLINES. THESE WINDS IN
COMBINATION WITH THE ARCTIC AIR SPILLING INTO THE REGION WILL
CREATE BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS THIS MORNING BETWEEN 7 AND 12
DEGREES ABOVE ZERO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE TRIAD AND THE FAR NORTHERN
PIEDMONT DURING THE PRE-DAWN HOURS SUNDAY MORNING.

WELL BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK AS
ANOTHER ARCTIC AIRMASS SURGES SOUTHWARD FROM CANADA INTO CENTRAL
NORTH CAROLINA. WIND CHILLS MONDAY MORNING MAY LIKELY BE BELOW
ZERO.

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