Weather service calls for chance of light snow in Greenville County Friday

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Chances of a second winter storm with significant impacts in Greenville County and the Upstate this weekend are less likely, according to Thursday's forecast from the National Weather Service.

A cold front will cross the Upstate and usher in colder air Thursday while Friday evening will see the best chance for snow accumulation with a 30% chance of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service.

According to the weather service, ice accumulations should remain minimal north and west of the I-85 corridor, with areas south and east of I-85 having a small chance for small accumulations of ice.

On Thursday, rain showers are expected before 8 a.m. Afterward, patchy fog will develop before noon with a high of 48 degrees. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are possible, according to the forecast.

On Thursday night, there is a 20% chance of rain before 11 p.m. Then on Friday, the area has a 30% chance of snow, mainly after noon and before 8 p.m. New snow accumulation is expected to be less than a half inch, according to the weather service.

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