An icy Tuesday night

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014

This radar shot from our news partners at WBTW-TV 13 shows the sleet/snow will still be around at 5 a.m.

The sleet and freezing rain began in Georgetown County late Tuesday afternoon and the winter precipitation is expected to linger into Wednesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service is calling for the winter storm warning to continue until Wednesday evening.

Freezing rain and sleet until around daybreak Wednesday, Then, it should changeover to snow. Tonight’s low a blustery 22 degrees, North wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Wednesday: Snow and sleet, mainly before 1pm. High near 31. North wind 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

Roads could be dangerous

The South Carolina Department of Transportation was out all day Tuesday preparing the roads and bridges for the weather. No bridge closings are anticipated but officials urge motorists who have to drive to use extreme caution.

More than 1,600 SCDOT workers are available to assist wherever problems arise during the storm.

Closings and cancellations

You can see the list of closings and cancellations at the top of our website.

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