(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A few snow showers moved into mountains early this morning providing a dusting of snow. However, more is expected tonight.
It's still looking like mostly snow and sleet, with a brief changeover to rain/freezing rain, in the mountains. This will continue through Sunday, with 2-4" of snow possible. Along the I-40 corridor and foothills neighborhoods, a trace to 2" of snow is possible, along with some icing on elevated surfaces. This is where we could have more power outages.
In the Charlotte area, south & east, expect mostly rain. A little snow is still possible, with brief periods of sleet or freezing rain as well. But no significant snowy accumulation is in the forecast here.
The heaviest of the precipitation moves through Sunday morning before gradually tapering off in the afternoon & evening. Some lingering flurries or sprinkles are possible Monday. Drier weather returns Tuesday through mid-week.
Counties under a Winter Storm Warning: Ashe, Avery, Watauga, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Alexander, & Iredell counties. It runs from 1 p.m. today until 7 p.m. Sunday
Counties under a Winter Weather Advisory: Mecklenburg, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, York, Chester, Lancaster, Cabarrus, Rowan, Stanly, & Union. Runs from 1 p.m - 7 p.m. Sunday
Keep checking back in with FOX 46 as we continue to fine tune this forecast over the next 24 hours.