Lee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 01:56 PM EST die 26o February, anno 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory for black ice is in effect from 9 PM
this evening through 10 am EST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for for black ice... which is in effect from 9 PM
this evening through 10 am EST Friday.

* Locations... all of the central and northern Piedmont... and the
central and northern coastal plain of North Carolina. This
includes the Triangle... The Triad region... Albemarle...
Roxboro... and Rocky Mount.

* Hazard types... .black ice is expected tonight across much of
central North Carolina.

* Timing... from mid-evening through late morning Friday.

* Impacts... freezing of residual snow... slush... and water on area
roads will result in icy and dangerous travel conditions
tonight and Friday morning. In addition... walkways and sidewalks
may be slippery and dangerous to walk on.

* Temperatures... readings will drop below freezing by 9 PM this
evening... and won't rise above freezing until 10 am Friday. Low
temperatures will range from the lower 20s northeast to the mid
to upper 20s southwest... and perhaps even colder around
locations that have deeper snow cover.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The best way to avoid problems with black ice is to simply avoid
travel tonight and Friday morning if possible. If you must
travel... take it easy and drive slower... leave plenty of following
distance and exercise extreme caution.

Record Report
Statement as of 2:43 am EST on February 26, 2015

... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Piedmont triad Intl Airport

A record snowfall of 3.0 inches was set at Piedmont triad Intl
Airport NC yesterday... February 25th. This breaks the old record of
0.6 set in 1964.

Local Storm Report

02/26/2015 0800 am

8 miles NE of Carthage, Lee County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

02/26/2015 0900 am

5 miles NE of Sanford, Lee County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by social media.

02/26/2015 0710 am

Sanford, Lee County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by 911 call center.

            Estimated snowfall before changeover to mostly rain.

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