• Winter storm watches posted for parts of North Carolina


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    The National Weather Service has issued winter storm watched for parts of central North Carolina in advance of an expected combination of snow, sleet and freezing rain.

    [LATEST FORECAST: Winter weather heads for the High Country; cold, rain expected in Charlotte]

    Forecasters say the storm is expected to drop precipitation beginning Saturday evening through mid-morning Sunday. Light snow accumulation is possible across the northern piedmont and Virginia border counties with amounts ranging from a dusting to near an inch.

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    Also, forecasters say accumulations of ice due to freezing rain are also possible mainly north and west of U.S. Highway 1 with amounts ranging from a thin glaze to as much as two-tenths, with the greater amounts north of Interstate 85 and in the Triad area.

    The weather service also says lingering snow flurries or freezing drizzle are possible on Monday.

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