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Snow expected Friday night, Saturday

Posted on January 27, 2022

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James Powell of Wilson runs through a snow-covered intersection of Anderson Street, Mayflower Avenue and North Carolina Drive on Saturday, Jan. 22. Forecasters are calling for more snow this Friday and Saturday.

Drew C. Wilson | Times file photo

James Powell of Wilson runs through a snow-covered intersection of Anderson Street, Mayflower Avenue and North Carolina Drive on Saturday, Jan. 22. Forecasters are calling for more snow this Friday and Saturday.

Snow is in Wilson County’s forecast for the second consecutive weekend.

After some rain Friday night, the National Weather Service is predicting around 1 inch of snow accumulation in the Wilson area.

Snow will continue Saturday before 10 a.m., with snow showers continuing until early afternoon. Total snow accumulation will be around 1 ½ inches, according to the weather service.

Wilson should see a low temperature around 28 degrees Friday night, followed by a daytime high of 35 on Saturday. The overnight low on Saturday will drop to around 16 degrees.

N.C. Department of Transportation crews started treating Wilson roads with brine on Thursday in anticipation of the storm.

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