Winter storm watch, late Tuesday through Thursday

Feb. 10, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

The National Weather Service on Monday afternoon issued a winter storm watch that's in effect from late Tuesday night through Thursday as a new arctic air mass moves into central North Carolina.

Wintry precipitation is expected to spread over the area from the south Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Significant amounts of snow and ice could disrupt travel in the area on Wednesday and Thursday, and could result in power outages and property damage.