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Freezing rain possible in Tri-Cities Friday. But we may get lucky

Freezing rain possible in Tri-Cities Friday. But we may get lucky

Cold temperatures will persist throughout the weekend, with Saturday's high expected to reach 38 degrees and the low expected to drop to 16 degrees.

The blistering cold that beset the Lowcountry this week and kept ice and snow from Wednesday's winter storm on the ground, creating unsafe driving conditions, will be with us a little longer, the National Weather Service reports.

According to NWS, the winter storm will bring a wintry mix to the area on Sunday.

The weather service puts the chance of precipitation at 30 percent, possibly falling as freezing rain. There's a slight chance of rain or snow showers after midnight but Danielson said it won't amount to anything.

Come Sunday, the skies will be mostly sunny with a high around 50 degrees.

Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 25 and a northeast wind around 6 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon.

"As of Friday, it's been 12 days of temperatures of 33 degrees or lower and that's the 8th longest period and that kind of stretch of cold weather".

In the evening, the Parkland could see rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain, before 3 a.m.

Here are Saturday's forecast highs.

Some of that rain could be on the heavy side for parts of southwest Alabama on Monday, according to the weather service in Mobile, but no severe weather is expected. Even southeast Georgia got half a foot of snow, the Associated Press reported.


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