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Winter Storm from the Mexican Border in Texas to southern New England through Thursday

A widespread winter weather event is underway from southwest Texas into parts of southern New England. Most locations will see moderate to heavy rainfall before changing over during the overnight hours. Sleet and freezing rain are expected from south/central Texas into the Southeast while significant snowfall is expected from the southern Plains across the Mid-Atlantic into New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Wake County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Not as cool with lows around 50. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Thursday Rain in the morning...then rain and freezing rain in the afternoon. Ice accumulation around a trace. Much cooler with highs in the lower 50s. Temperature falling into the mid 30s in the afternoon. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Thursday Night Cloudy. Freezing rain with sleet likely with rain in the evening...then a slight chance of freezing rain after midnight. Little or no sleet accumulation. Ice accumulation around a trace. Much colder with lows in the lower 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Much cooler with highs in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
  • Friday Night Clear. Cold with lows around 19. Northeast winds around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable.
  • Saturday Sunny. Not as cool with highs in the lower 50s.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear. Not as cold with lows in the lower 30s.
  • Sunday Through Tuesday Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.