Black ice likely Saturday night into Sunday morning

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Some wet snow continues to move through central North Carolina Saturday afternoon.  The snow should move off to the east by early evening and clearing skies will move in later in the evening.  This will allow the temperature to drop into the middle 20s overnight.

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Any water left on the roads that does not evaporate will freeze.  A Black Ice Advisory has been issued for Wake, Durham, Orange, Chatham, Franklin, Person, Granville, Vance and Warren counties; and for Mecklenburg Country in Virginia.  This advisory starts at 10 p.m. and lasts until 10 am on Sunday.  All other winter weather advisories and warnings have expired.

Despite bright sunshine, high temperatures on Sunday will struggle to reach 40 after a start in the mid 20s.

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Monday will be mostly sunny as high pressure moves overhead.  Temperatures will slowly climb into the upper 40s, after another start in the mid 20s.  Another arctic cold front will move through late Tuesday, but it will be dry.  Next Wednesday will be very cold with highs only in the middle 30s and lows around 20.  It will stay dry with moderating temperatures heading into next weekend.

Tonight will be cloudy early with any snow ending then it will be clearing and cold.  The overnight low will be 25. Winds will be west 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday will be sunny and cold.  The high will be 40.  Winds will be west 8 to 15 mph.

Monday will be sunny.  The high will be 48, after a morning low of 22.

Tuesday will be partly sunny. The high will be 48, after a morning low of 31.

Wednesday will be mainly sunny and cold.  The high will be 36, after a morning low of 22.

Thursday will be mostly sunny.  The high will be 46, after a morning low of 22.

Next Friday will be mostly sunny.  The high will be 48, after a morning low 28.

This forecast was prepared by the CBS North Carolina weather team and is based on the latest information available and years of weather forecasting in North Carolina. It was not produced by a computer like many forecasts you find on the web, social media and smart phone apps.

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