• FORECAST: Bitter cold creates perfect conditions for freezing rain as showers roll in


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    Forecast highlights:

    • Light rain showers rolled in early Wednesday morning and will stay with us off and on throughout the day
    • Temperatures north of Charlotte were near or below freezing before dawn, so some minor icing is possible 
    • Local school districts announced delays because of the threat of freezing rain, and some schools decided to cancel classes Wednesday morning. [FULL LIST: School delays]
    • A winter weather advisory is in effect for the mountains until noon Wednesday
    • A steadier rain pushes in overnight Wednesday and is mostly done by the end of the morning drive Thursday
    • We warm into the high 50s Thursday and drop to the 40s by Saturday
    • The weekend is expected to remain dry


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