The National Weather Service in Raleigh is forecasting a 20 percent chance of snow Tuesday and Tuesday night as another blast of wintry weather rolls into Eastern North Carolina.
Unlike the last cold front, which took temperatures to near 10 degrees, lows beginning Wednesday morning and through Saturday morning are expected range between 18 and 21 degrees.
The forecast calls for a slight chance of snow showers after 4 p.m. Tuesday after a sunny day with a high near 41. North wind 6 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Tuesday night, there is a slight chance of snow showers before midnight with partly cloudy skies and a low around 21. The chance of precipitation remains at 20 percent.
The cold weather will remain Wednesday, with daytime high of only 33 forecast. The low Wednesday night is expected to dip to 18 degrees.
Still, the Tarboro area forecast is significantly better for the Midwest and Northeast, where temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below normal are forecast.
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