Some dense fog has formed across the southern and eastern counties in the Piedmont.
A dense fog advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. and visibility may be reduced to 1/4 mile or less through 10 a.m.
A cold front is crossing the state today, chased by a cold core of upper level energy.
This is likely to produce up to 3" of accumulating snow in the western mountains of Ashe and Watauga counties and a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight.
In the Piedmont, temperatures will be slow to warm up, but with some afternoon sunshine, highs will be in the lower 50s.
Precipitation, in the form of light rain mixed with snow, is a possibility through the evening hours.
A dusting is possible up to midnight, and most precipitation will be east of the Triad by the early hours of the morning.
Drivers will want to use extra caution Thursday morning as temperatures settle to 30° near daybreak.
Any moisture on Piedmont roads may freeze enough to produce patchy black ice for the early commute.