Lane said the sand hills and southern Piedmont could get up to a half-inch of ice, and freezing rain could fall along the Interstate 85 corridor.
"It's kind of an appetizer, you can say. The main storm, it's really just starting to get its act together," Lane said. "We're going to get slammed. It's a matter of the details. But it's unavoidable at this point that we're going to see a major winter storm over the area."