Winter Weather Advisory issued for Piedmont

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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Piedmont as a storm will bring wintry weather to the area late Sunday into early Monday morning.

Forsyth, Guilford, Alamance, Davidson, Randolph, Stokes, Rockingham, Caswell, and Davie counties are all under a Winter Weather Advisory, according to the National Weather Service. Surry County is under a Winter Storm Warning.

The advisory is in effect from 3 p.m. until 9 a.m. Monday.

A storm will track across the gulf coast states and the Carolinas through tonight. As colder air arrives from the northwest late morning through early afternoon, areas of rain will change over to a rain/snow mix before becoming mostly snow between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The snow should should taper off by 5 a.m. Monday.

FOX8 Meteorologist Van Denton said 2-4 inches of snow could fall across parts of the Piedmont with lighter amounts to the southeast and higher amounts to the northwest. The highest amounts will be along the Virginia border and north of Highway 158.

Temperatures will fall through the 30s on Sunday and bottom out in the upper 20s to lower 30s overnight.

Some roads could become covered with snow and slush by late afternoon through mid evening. Drivers are urged to use extreme caution through Monday morning.