Brace yourself for winter weather this morning

Brace yourself for winter weather this morning

(WMBF)-The WMBF First Alert weather team is monitoring the latest models bringing in winter weather conditions for Tuesday morning.

Meteorologist Marla Branson is expecting freezing rain to continue along Interstate 95 and in North Carolina through the early morning commute. Ice accumulations of .10" to .25" are likely by early Tuesday morning across Robeson, Scotland, Marlboro, Marion and Darlington Counties. Branson said this ice may be enough to bring down some tree limbs.

Meteorologist Robert Whitehurst is out in Lumberton he reports quite a bit of ice has formed on power lines and tree branches, but the main roadways are looking okay. Whitehurst said drivers need to be cautious because some side roads and bridges may be slick during their morning commute.

Meteorlogist Brittney Bryant is in Hartsville where calls it a freezing line for this storm system. Bryant also urges early morning drivers to take their time she reports seeing some periods of freezing rain, which is sticking to some roadways.

According to the WMBF NEWS team the rain will quickly end on Tuesday morning with mostly cloudy skies the rest of the day. Temperatures will hold steady, or even slowly fall into the lower to middle 40s in the afternoon.

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