February 11, 2010

Winter Storm Watch for Carolina Beach, NC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK FROM THE GULF COAST OVER FLORIDA AND INTO THE ATLANTIC WATERS FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. AS IT MOVES EAST AND THEN NORTHEAST OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE COASTAL CAROLINAS FROM SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. EXPECT RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW AT THE ONSET WITH TEMPERATURES RIGHT AROUND 40 DEGREES. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP THROUGH THE EVENING... CHANGING THE RAIN TO ALL SNOW.

THE GREATEST SNOWFALL CAN BE EXPECTED LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT WITH UP TO 1 TO 3 INCHES TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. A FEW SPOTS MAY SEE UP TO 4 INCHES BEFORE THE SNOW WINDS DOWN EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.


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