Winter Storm WARNING
Significant snowfall expected today and tonight followed immediately by bitterly cold air. A fast moving but potent weather system will bring snow to our entire area today into this evening. As the storm strengthens to our East later today, the winds will increase resulting in areas of blowing and drifting snow. As the storm continues to exit. Bitterly cold air will quickly settle in tonight into Wednesday. Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 am EST Wednesday. Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 1 am to 11 am EST Wednesday. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Wind Chill Advisory, which is in effect from 1 am to 11 am EST Wednesday. Snow accumulations: 8 to 12 inches. Timing: snow will overspread the area toward mid to late morning, then continue through this evening. Impacts: travel will become hazardous due to snow covered roads and periods of very low visibility. Areas of blowing and drifting snow will develop especially this evening and tonight. The afternoon and evening rush hour will be significantly impacted. Winds: northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 to 40 mph, becoming north and northwest overnight. Temperatures: mainly in the teens to 20s today, then dropping to the single digits tonight. Wind Chill, as low as 10 below zero. These dangerous values can quickly cause Frostbite to exposed skin and lead to hypothermia.