03/02/10 — Flurries predicted across region

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Flurries predicted across region

By Staff Reports
Published in News on March 2, 2010 1:46 PM

A Winter Weather Advi-sory is in effect from 9 p.m. this evening until noon on Wednesday for most of the central part of the state including Wayne and Duplin counties. Light snow accumulation of up to an inch is possible this evening into Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service's office in Raleigh.

The chance of precipitation is 90 percent today with occasional rain expected to begin after 2 p.m. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Snow accumulation is expected to be generally confined to grassy and elevated areas.

Today's high temperature will be near 44. The wind will be out of the northeast between around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Rain is possible before midnight followed by occasional rain and snow. Tonight's low is expected to around 34 with a north wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. There is a 90 percent chance of precipitation.

There is a 20 percent chance of snow showers before 2 p.m on Wednesday with new snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. It will remain cloudy with a high near 41 and a north wind around 16 mph, gusting as high as 29 mph.

It will remain mostly cloudy Wednesday night with a low around 32 and a north wind around 10 mph.

Temperatures will moderate by Thursday reaching close to 50 degrees under partly sunny skies. It will continue breezy with a north wind between 8 and 13 mph.

Thursday night will be partly cloudy with a low around 29.

Temperatures will continue to rise into the weekend.

Friday should be mostly sunny with a high near 48, dropping to around 30 Friday night.

Sunny conditions are expected Saturday through Monday. Saturday's highs should be around 57 while temperatures should reach 63 on Sunday and Monday.

Nighttime lows will range from 36-39.