First Alert Weather Day through Monday morning for rain, snow, and icy conditions
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Monday morning remain a mess as icy conditions impact the morning commute in the mountains.
First Alert Headlines
- First Alert Weather Day Monday morning in the mountains for black ice
- Quick rebound to mild weather next week
- Next rain chance arrives midweek
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As the rain and snow move out this evening, the skies clear quickly overnight leading to good radiational cooling, especially in the mountains. This leads to the concern for black ice. As temperatures dip below freezing, any surfaces still wet on Sunday night would freeze. The biggest concern is in the mountains where the precipitation doesn’t move out until after sunset. Monday morning’s commute could be icy in many spots across North Carolina so plan for extra time.
Temperatures rebound quickly on Monday. Plentiful sunshine through the day helps to boost temperatures into the low to mid 60s in the Upstate and Northeast Georgia. The lower elevations of the mountains see highs in the mid to upper 50s but anywhere that has snow on the ground is cooler with highs in the 40s.
Tuesday night, temperatures drop below freezing again the mountains and into the mid 30s in the Upstate. Once again, temperatures climb nicely to spring-like highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. There’s a chance for a few isolated showers on Wednesday but more than anything, the clouds increase. However, we keep the highs in the 60s.
Our rain chances really ramp up on Thursday as a strong cold front pushes into the area. Heavy rain is expected Thursday into early Friday morning, clearing out Friday morning, making way for a dry start to the weekend. Highs drop from the 60s on Thursday to the 50s for Friday and Saturday.
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