Winter storm watches posted for parts of North Carolina

A Winter Storm WARNING for Snow means severe winter weather will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

According to reports from the the National Weather Service, most of Maryland will be affected by the storm with the Southern region expected to get three to six inches of snow. Winds out of the WNW 5-10mph. Road travels will be slowed. Those involved in minor traffic accidents are to exchange information and report them to the police department within 48 hours after the alerts end. Any mix of snow and sleet should go over to all sleet and freezing rain across the Triad during the night.

"Winter weather advisories stretch from Colorado and northern New Mexico to West Virginia, including Denver, Kansas City, Des Moines, Louisville, Columbus and Charleston, West Virginia".

Snow will exit Western Kansas early in the day Saturday with the majority of the snow leaving North and South Central by the early afternoon. Snowfall totals will be a little more south of St. Joseph towards Kansas City and east towards Chillicothe where five to seven inches is expected.

Map of Winter Warnings/Advisories still in effect this evening...

FOX 5's Gwen Tolbart says snow totals are continuing to increase for the area heading into Saturday evening, with most places now seeing light snow.

  • Rogelio Becker