Upstate Snow Ending; Hard Freeze Tonight

Credit: McDowell Co. Sheriff's Office

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(WSPA) – Hard freeze expected Saturday night around the Upstate and Western North Carolina. Watch for snow showers in the mountains overnight.

Any roads that are wet will freeze with lows in the 20’s; teens in the mountains.

Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for some areas due to the risk of icy roads and black ice.

Sun returns Sunday for most of the area.

POWER OUTAGES

BUNCOMBE – 6,762
HENDERSON – 4,894
MACON – 3,805
MCDOWELL – 1,671
TRANSYLVANIA – 1,498
JACKSON – 1,401
SWAIN – 825
GREENWOOD – 473

EVENTS

Boiling Springs Christmas Parade cancelled. If you had a food donation please feel free to drop off at Al’s Service Center 2980 Old Furnace Rd Boiling Springs. He will see it gets to the Upstate Resource Center.

TONIGHT:  Clearing in the Upstate; snow showers remain possible in the mountains, with the emphasis shifting to the TN border counties. Additional accumulations of an inch or two will be possible in the northern mountains.  Lows in the mid 20s, teens in the mountains.

LOOKING AHEAD:  We’ll remain in a chilly weather pattern this week. Slight warm-ups being interrupted by reinforcing pushes of cold every couple of days.  While the Upstate looks dry, each push of cold could bring a few snow showers to the mountains, mainly in the north.