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A strengthening low pressure system will bring multiple weather threats to the area Wednesday and Wednesday night, the National Weather Service out of Newport/Morehead City said today.

Forecasters predict the storm could drop up to two feet of snow the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

The National Weather Service explained that, “A widespread swath of heavy, wet snow is likely from the central Appalachians and interior Mid-Atlantic into portions of the Northeast and southern New England. Freezing rain and ice are also likely in western North Carolina and southwest Virginia. Travel is not recommended.” 

Along the North Carolina coast, gusty winds and periods of heavy rainfall are expected Wednesday through late Wednesday night. Coastal flooding could occur during high tide Wednesday morning.

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