Winter Weather Advisory
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory. An arctic air mass will remain over the area through the week. Strengthening low pressure will pass offshore Wednesday with wintry precipitation (snow, sleet , and freezing rain) expected to impact much of southeast SC/GA. The greatest potential for accumulating snowfall is across the coastal areas, especially around Charleston.
Wind Chill Advisory through 10 AM today for all areas. Winter Storm Watch Wednesday morning through the evening for areas mainly near and east of 1-95. Coastal Flood Advisory through 9 AM today for coastal areas.
WIND CHILLS : Record cold temperatu res and gusty winds will result in wind chill values falling to around 5 to 10 degrees across much of the area this morning, which can cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. Wind chills could reach near 15 degrees for most of the area each morning through Saturday.
WINTER WEATHER : Snow and sleet accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected across most of the area, mainly along and east of 1-95, with the greatest amounts likely near Charleston. Freezing rain accumulations up to a tenth of an inch are possible as well, mainly closer to the coast. Any snow or ice accumulation will make travel dangerous, especially on untreated roadways .
COAST AL FLOODING : Elevated tides will result in minor saltwater inundation of the usual low-lying coastal areas
around the time of the morning high tides through Wednesday.