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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THURSDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING HAS EXPIRED...
* WHAT...Snow showers area coming to an end with no significant additional accumulations expected. Black ice will create slippery road conditions this evening into tomorrow morning.
* WHERE...Rowan County.
WHEN...Until 11 AM EST Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Any melt water will quickly refreeze this evening, resulting in hazardous driving conditions through
tomorrow morning.
A Winter Weather Advisory for Black Ice means that refreezing of roads will occur...resulting in the development of widespread
black ice. Be prepared for very slippery roadways. Some roads that appear clear may be covered by a thin layer of ice.
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...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Another band of snow is approaching Rowan County.
Additional snow accumulations of up to an inch are possible.

* WHERE...Rowan County

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS
.THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS
REPORTED TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR THE STORM THAT
AFFECTED OUR REGION.

As of 2:30 PM Rowan 9-1-1 has received 370 calls,
approximately 35% higher than normal. There were 95 accidents reported in the same time frame.

.As of 4:15 PM, there are approximately 63 reported power
outages with a restoration time of 8:00 PM.
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