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Black Ice Possible For Some Tuesday Morning

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The threat of black ice, freezing drizzle and fog in most of western North Carolina has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Weather Advisory. The threat of black ice, freezing drizzle and fog in most of western North Carolina has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Weather Advisory.
SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. - The threat of black ice, freezing drizzle and fog in most of western North Carolina has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Weather Advisory.

It is in effect until 11 a.m. Tuesday and excludes the southwestern mountains.

Storm Team 7 Chief Meteorologist Christy Henderson says to watch out for black ice that could form as a result of cold and damp overnight conditions.

Lows in the mountains and valleys are expected to drip into the upper 20s and lower 30s, she explains.

"Light rain and drizzle will be likely in the Upstate overnight, and a few locations may briefly dip to 32, but there will not be any noticeable impacts on the roads," Christy adds.  "Western North Carolina will need to be wary of slick bridges and overpasses."

Overcast skies will persist throughout the day, but as winds switch to the SW ahead of a cold front, improvements in sky conditions and temperatures will set in.

Look for highs to stay in the 40s Tuesday, but rise into the upper 50s Wednesday.

Sunshine is back in full force for Thursday and Friday before another system brings a chance for a shower or two on Saturday.

Get the latest from Storm Team 7 anytime, anywhere.

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