Snow forecast for Triad this Friday

Weather: Cold, possibly freezing and windy conditions forecast for Sunday morning



NOW. JACKIE: SNOW COVERED ROADS, BITTER COLD WIND. AS WE WATCH LIVE OUTSIDE YOU ARE LOOKING AT GREENSBORO AND WINSTON-SALEM AT I-40. SOUNDS LIKE A RECIPE FOR GETTING STUCK INSIDE. THE TEAMS ARE CLEANING. OUR THIRD WEEKEND STORM IN A ROW. HELLO. THANK YOU FOR STARTING YOUR SATURDAY WITH US. I AM JACKIE PASCAL. WE HAVE LIVE TEAM COVERAGE TO SHOW YOU WHAT IT’S OUTSIDE BEFORE YOU GO IF YOU HAVE TO GO. WE’LL GET TO RACHEL ALICE IN A MOMENT BUT FIRST FRIGID AIR ENTERS. WHAT DO YOU SEE FOR US? DA:VE IS STARTING TO SEE SOME PRECIPITATION MOVING OUT OF THE REGION. WHICH IS A BIT OF WHAT WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE BEFORE DAWN THIS SATURDAY MORNING. IT’S THE CASE. IT IS NOW PUSHING EASTWARDS. YOU CAN SEE REMAINING FLURRIES OVER SOUTHERN VIRGINIA. YOU MIGHT SEE FLURRIES HERE OR THERE, BUT THAT COULD BE IT. NOTHING MORE MEASURABLE IN THE AREA AND YOU CAN SDEN US YOUR SNOW TOTALS IF YOU HAVE ANY. WE WOULD LOVE TO SEE THEM. — SEND US YOUR SNOW TOTSAL PHOTOS IF YOU HAVE ANY. WE WOULD LOVE TO SEE THEM. SOME OF YOU WERE ABLE TO SEE A LITTLE MORE OR LESS SNOW. WE EXPECTED 2 INCHES, MAYBE THAT. NOT IN USE, THEY ARE PICKING UP SNOW AND THE COASTAL PLAIN, AND IT IS SLOWLY MOVING TOWARDS THE COAST AT THIS TIME. COULD BE A FRRYLU OF SNOW ALONG THE BEACHES. LARGE SNOW ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW OVER OCEAN BRINGING LOOF THIS SNOW TO PARTS OF THE NORTHEAST. OUR SNOW IS COMING FROM A TROUGH FORWARD AND UPPER LEVEL THROUGHOUT THE REGION. MOST OF THE NORTHEASTERN REGION IS SO WEAK AND IT WILL MEASURE THEIR FEET IN SNOW FEE RFO LATER THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES DROP A LITTLE FURTHER THIS MORNING. UPPER 20’S IN SOME PLACES. 30 BURLINGTON – PRO NOW. IT DOESN’T GET BRUTALLY COLD BY THE MINUTE, BUT WHEN YOU’VE BLOWED BREEDS, IT FEELS COLDER. 29 WINSTON-SALEM, 27 DANBURY AT THIS TIME. VERY COLD IN THE MOUNTAINS, TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS, EVEN LOW TEENS AROUND BCHEE MOUNTAIN. THE WINDS ARE ALSO GUSTY. THERE IS A WIND CHILL ADVISORY UP. TEMPERATURES FEEL LIKE SINGLE JITTER – CLEOS SINGLE DIGIT TO ZERO. WE WILL SEE HIGH TEMPERATURES AROUND FREEZING IT WILL BE ABOUT EVERYTHING. THE SUN IS COMING OUT AND WARMER AIR IS COMING OUT THIS WEEK. DETAILS IN A LITTLE. JACK:IE D COTREWS WORKS HARD TO ENSURE THE ROADS THROUGH THE TRIAD ARE CLEAR. HOWEVER, WE WANT TO START WITH BAKREING NEWS. DOT REPORTS ACCIDENT ON I-40 NEAR US 421, 1 OF THE WESTBOUND LANE CLOSED. DOT REPORTED THIS HAPPENED AN HOUR AGO AND MAY BE CLOSED UNTIL 8 AM THEY ARE HARD AT WORK TRYING TO GET ON TEHE THE ROADS ARE SAFE FOR YOU. WE WANT TO GO TO RACHEL ALICE’S IN WINSTON-SALEM. YOU CHECK THE ROAD CONDITIONS WHERE YOU ARE. WHAT DO THEY LOOK LIKE RACHEL: JACKIE, HELLO TO YOU. SAFETY IS THE KEY WORD. FOR THE LAST WEEKS I HAVE FELT LIKE A CONSTANYTL A DEJA VU WITH THIS WEEKEND SNOW FALLS BUT IF YOU GO OUT THE DOOR THIS MORNING OF COURSE IT’S A SATURDAY SO MAYBE YOU SPEND THE DAY LOCKED INSIDE AND ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL VIEWS OF THE SNOW. IF YOU’RE GOING TO RUN ERrands OR CUT THE GROCERY, BE SURE TO GO SLOWLY ON THE ROADS. I WAS GETTING ON MY CAR AND STANDING ON THE SIDEWALK AND HAD TO GET MY BALANCE WITH A LITTLE PULL. S JUST AN IDEA OF HOW SLIPPERY IT IS. I KNOW DAVE HAS MENTIONED THAT WE EXPECT A WARMING UP TODAY, BUT AT THE MOMENT IT IS NOT. KEEP ALL OF THIS IN MIND. WATCH THE ACCUMULATION HERE. WE ARE STANDING IN A SNOW COVERED GRASSY AREA HERE SO YOU CAN SEE IT IS REALLY STICKY. IT ACCUMULATED EROVNIGHT. THE SNOW FALL MAY NOT COVER THE ROAD EXACTLY AS WE HAVE SEEN OVER THE LAST WEEKS, BUT CERTAINLY I’M FOLLOWING THE FRONT YARDS OF THE PEOPLES PATC AHS GRASSY. I WAS DRIVING AND NOTICE A LITTLE SNOW ODGO SO A FUN WAY YOU CAN SPEND LUNCH PLAYING IN THE FRONT YARD, MAKING A SNOWMAN, SLEDDING, WHATEVER IT IS . AROUND 6:00 AM WE SEE MORE BONGEI TRAFFIC HERE IN DOWNTOWN WINSTON-SALEM. I AM NOT NECESSARILY — IT WAS NOT NECESSARILY THE CASE EARLIER THIS MORNING. GO SLOW AND WE WILL KEEP GIVING YOU UPDATES HERE. FOR NOW, RACHEL ALICE, BACK TO YOU, JACKIE. JACK: THANK YOU SO MUCH. SOMEONE SENT THIS PHOTO OF THEIR OWN WINTER WONDERLAND IN THEIR YARD. SNOW IS ALSO FALLING AT DOBSON. A NICE SHOT OUTSIDE OF DOUBLE CREEK CHURCH OF CHRIST. YOU CAN ALWAYS SHARE WHAT YOU SEE ON OUR RENUB FACEBOOK U-LOCAL

Weather: Cold, possibly freezing and windy conditions forecast for Sunday morning

Snow fell on the Piedmont Triad on Friday evening and overnight. The winter weather system has passed, leaving very cold, frigid and windy conditions for Sunday. Click on the video player above to watch the latest weather forecast from WXII 12 NewsAbout 1-3 inches of accumulated snow Friday night. Temperatures were low across the Piedmont Triad on Saturday and the wind chill made temperatures look like they were in the single digits for teenagers. More weather coverage: Closures and delays | Power cuts | Latest Weather Forecast | Post photos to the uLocal Facebook group North Carolina | Traffic information | Report Closures and Delays | SkyCams | Download the WXII12 News mobile app Roads could remain treacherous on Saturday as temperatures and wind chill remain freezing. Refreezing could be problematic in the wee hours of Sunday and Monday. To stay prepared for winter conditions, North Carolina emergency management officials recommend these tips: Always keep at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food and a supply of medicine in your home. Keep cell phones and mobile devices charged in the event of a power outage. fresh batteries on hand for weather radios and flashlights. Dress warmly. Wear several layers of thin clothing instead of one layer of thick clothing. Properly vent kerosene heaters and make sure generators are operated outdoors and away from open windows or doors to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. Never burn charcoal indoors or use a gas grill indoors. Use a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radio or weather alert app on your phone to receive emergency weather alerts. Store an emergency kit in your vehicle. Include scraper, jumper cables, tow chain, sand/salt, blankets, flashlight, first aid kit and road map. Make an emergency supply kit for your pet and include medical records, leash and feeding supplies, enough food and water for several days, and a travel pet carrier. Do not leave pets outdoors for long periods in freezing weather.

Snow fell on the Piedmont Triad on Friday evening and overnight. The winter weather system has passed, leaving very cold, frigid and windy conditions for Sunday.

Click on the video player above to watch the latest weather forecast from WXII 12 News

About 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulated Friday night. Temperatures were low across the Piedmont Triad on Saturday and the wind chill made temperatures look like they were in the single digits for teenagers.

More weather coverage: Closure and delays | Power cuts | Latest Weather Forecast | Post photos to the uLocal Facebook group North Carolina | Traffic information | Report Closures and Delays | SkyCams | Download the WXII12 News mobile app

Roads could remain treacherous on Saturday as temperatures and wind chill remain freezing.

Refreezing could be problematic in the wee hours of Sunday and Monday.

To stay prepared for winter, North Carolina emergency management officials recommend these tips:

  • Always keep at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food and a supply of medicine at home.
  • Keep cell phones and mobile devices charged in the event of a power outage.
  • Keep fresh batteries on hand for weather radios and flashlights.
  • Dress warmly. Wear several layers of thin clothing instead of one layer of thick clothing.
  • Properly vent kerosene heaters and make sure generators are operated outdoors and away from open windows or doors to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. Never burn charcoal indoors or use a gas grill indoors.
  • Use a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radio or weather alert app on your phone to receive emergency weather alerts.
  • Store an emergency kit in your vehicle. Include scraper, jumper cables, tow chain, sand/salt, blankets, flashlight, first aid kit and road map.
  • Prepare an emergency supply kit for your pet and include medical records, leash and feeding supplies, enough food and water for several days, and a pet carrier bag.
  • Do not leave pets outside for long periods in freezing weather.

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