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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Bladen County beginning at 4 a.m. Sunday

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for up to an inch of snow which is in effect from 4 AM to 2 PM EDT Sunday.

* Hazard Types…Snow, mainly grassy and non-roadway surfaces, significant or widespread accumulations on highways and roads are not expected due to warmer sub-soils beneath the concrete surfaces, but patches of snow and ice on bridges and overpasses will be possible.

* Accumulations…Up to an inch through Sunday morning. Any snowfall with either change over to rain, or end into Sunday early afternoon.

* Timing…Mainly pre-dawn Sunday through Sunday morning.

* Impacts…Bridges and overpasses may accumulate patches of snow and ice, as well as walkways, steps, and hand railings, thus
increasing the potential for slipping.

* Winds…Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

* Temperatures…Low and middle 30s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will occur. Be prepared for slippery surfaces. Visibilities may be reduced to a few miles in periods of snow, or rain mixed with snow.

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