Winter weather advisory Jan. 12

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Cumberland County from 3 p.m. Saturday through 7 a.m. Sunday.

NWS said 2-3 inches of snow is expected in the county between these hours, with up to 4 inches expected in higher terrains.

ABC27 Meteorologist Brett Thackara said the snow will come from a rather disorganized system out of the southern plains. Snow amounts should be light with light snow developing Saturday afternoon and continuing through Sunday morning.

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Even with the long duration, snow amounts should be limited to just a few inches for the region.

Cumberland County is on the northern edge of the system and the heaviest moisture will remain to the south.

Travel early Sunday will be impacted, even with just a couple of inches of snow. The cold air sticks around into early next week with some signs of highs getting closer to 40 degrees again by next Tuesday.

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