Winter Weather on the way for Rowan County

Winter Weather on the way for Rowan County

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - From WBTV Meteorologist Lyndsay Tapases:  We've got a Presidents' Day winter storm on the way, although Monday morning will be dry, so anyone who does have a commute will be OK during the early part of the day.

The precipitation should begin as snow for most areas late afternoon (west) to early evening (east) Monday. In Charlotte and southeast, the burst of snow will be quick, meaning snowfall accumulations will be less than an inch. A few inches (2-4") possible along and north of the I-40 corridor, and up to 6" in the mountains.

Even though the Charlotte and southern county snow totals will be low, an additional .25" to .50" inch of sleet/ice on top of the snow will make travel tricky Tuesday morning. Ice amounts will be lighter (about .10") along/north I-40 but still enough to create travel problems.

The mountains stay mainly snow with little to no ice.

At this time it appears all precipitation is over with by Noon on Tuesday.

The rest of the week is dry, but brutally cold. Highs in the 30s Wednesday through Thursday with lows in the teens and single digits. Rowan & Cabarrus would likely see a little more snow than the "less than an inch" Charlotte. I would say 1-2" possible there.


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