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First Alert Weather Day: Chilly rains leaving the area with some patchy fog

Significant rains are moving rapidly eastward and will leave the area early afternoon
Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 7:33 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 8, 2021 at 1:32 PM EST
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The much needed rain fell on Eastern NC Wednesday morning and will taper off through the afternoon. Skies may break enough to see sunset. The First Alert Weather Day ended at 1pm as only drizzle will linger into part of the afternoon. The Satellite image below shows the clearing trend moving across the state.

Visible Satellite
Visible Satellite(WITN)

Rainfall totals are between a half of an inch and an inch and a half. Some puddling of water around leaf-clogged drains was spotted. Conditions will improve this afternoon.

A fashion planner for a wet Wednesday.
A fashion planner for a wet Wednesday.(WITN Weather)

Highs today will hit the mid to upper 40s. Tonight’s low will drop to near freezing under mostly clear skies. The arrival of the freezing air will come about 12 hours after the moisture exits.

While the rain will be a step in the right direction with regards to our ongoing drought, we’ll need a few more systems like this one to get back to normal.

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