NEWBERRY — There will be a winter weather watch for our area Tuesday evening through Thursday. This is a watch, which means that conditions are favorable for a significant winter storm. Winter weather is expected to come in Tuesday evening and begins as sleet and transitioning to snow.
A second wave of weather will come in Wednesday morning and be a mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow. Newberry County is in the transitional zone and is on the border of snow and the freezing rain, with significant accumulations.
Freezing rain and sleet can cause power outages and residents should be prepared for being without power for extended periods. More information will follow as this is a developing situation. This advisory is offered for preparation purposes should the storm come to fruition.