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Cold weekend in store for Carolinas

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A cold weekend is in store for most of the Carolinas.

Rain is expected to start Friday night and last into Saturday morning, followed by gusty winds from 20 to 25 miles per hour.

The high on Saturday will be around 52 degrees, with a low of 38. Sunday, the temperature will drop to a high of just 46 degrees and a low of 28.

A Winter Weather Advisory has also been issued for the mountains from 6 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday.

WBTV Meteorologist Kelly Franson said around 1 inch of a sleet/snow mix is likely, topped off by a thin glaze of ice. 

After the advisory expires, showers in the high country should turn to all snow with 1 to 2 inches possible Saturday night or early Sunday morning, along with northwest winds gusting from 30 to 40 miles per hour.

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