Winter Storm Database | Event Details

Snow, Sleet, Rain
Started: February 19, 2012 at 12 am EST
Ended: February 19, 2012 at 11 pm EST
A weak area of low pressure moved south of the region during the day on Sunday - leading to the only measurable snow in central NC for the entire winter season of 2011-12. Rain mixed with snow fell across portions of the mountains during the morning before changing to snow during the afternoon. Meanwhile, rain changed to sleet and then to snow in the Piedmont briefly before ending in the evening.

Total accumulations were around 1 inch in the Triangle, with 1 to 4 inches in the northern piedmont and central mountain areas to as much as 5 inches in the higher elevations of the northern mountains. Multiple traffic accidents were reported, especially in the Piedmont.
Injuriesnot availableDeathsnot available
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Event Analysis from the National Weather Service in Raleigh
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