COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Midlands will see ice, sleet, heavy rain, and gusty winds today. This wintry weather setup will lead to road hazards and power outages across some parts of the area.
There have been numerous power outages and reports of trees down across the Midlands. Heavy rain has been falling, ice has been forming across parts of the Midlands.
The mix precipitation will continue to move across the Midlands, this will be the case most of the morning. Here is a timeline of what you can expect from the wintry weather today.
3 PM Sunday:
The rainfall and freezing rain begins to taper off. Some colder air will move in from the northwest. Some forecast models have indicated the chance for a few snow flurries, but the main threat Sunday will be freezing rain.
6 PM Sunday:
Colder air will continue to move in from the northwest. Some forecast models have indicated the chance for a few snow flurries at this point.
9 PM Sunday:
The moisture will exit the area. Dryer air will spill into the Midlands. The threat of snow flurries or any freezing rain will come to an end. Black ice may be a concern late Sunday and early Monday.
Monday afternoon will sunny and breezy. Temperatures will top out in the lower to middle 40s.