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Updated Forecast – Severe Icing Targets Randolph County

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ASHEBORO NC - The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Randolph County, set to begin at midnight on Wednesday through 7 AM on Friday. At 3 AM on Wednesday morning meteorologist adjusted the forecast, originally areas north of US HWY-64 in Randolph county were the only forecast for a glaze to 0.10" of ice. The updated forecast is now calling for 0.25 to 0.50" of ice accumulation across Randolph county likely resulting in downed trees and power outages and making "travel nearly impossible." As this update was posted so early in the morning we are still waiting on updated forecast information and will continue to post updates as new information comes in today. Readers are asked to keep a close eye on the forecast today and prepare accordingly to s...

Snow Forecast For Friday – Winter Storm Warning Issued [UPDATED]

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ASHEBORO NC [ARCHIVED] - All week meteorologists across the triad have been closely following the forecast models trying to figure out what's going to happen on Friday. Now the National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Randolph County starting at 1 AM Friday night through 1 AM Saturday morning.  According to the National Weather Service office in Raleigh, Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches with isolated areas to 3 inches are possible beginning Thursday night through Friday night.  In a briefing posted online the National Weather Service says where the snow does accumulate snapped trees and subsequent power outages are possible. Black ice is expected Saturday morning, mainly where slushy accumulations have occurred. Tonight Rain...