Affected are Allendale, Hampton, Inland Colleton, Dorchester and Inland Berkeley counties. Ice accumulations are expected to be around 1/4" in these areas. Rain is forecasted to mix or change to freezing rain Tuesday evening into the overnight hours, then continue until as late as Thursday morning. Significant ice accumulations could create dangerous or impossible driving conditions, especially on bridges, overpasses and untreated roads. Damage to trees and power lines are likely as well as power outages across the area.
WINTER STORM WATCH from late Tuesday until Thursday morning for Inland Jasper, Charleston and Tidal Berkeley. Ice accumulations as high as 1/10" are possible. Rain is forecast to mix with or change to freezing rain for a period late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning before changing back to rain Wednesday afternoon. Additional freezing rain or freezing drizzle is possible late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Significant ice accumulation could create dangerous driving conditions, mainly on bridges, overpasses and untreated roads. Some damage to trees and power lines is possible as well as sporadic power outages across the area.