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Several winter weather advisories issued

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A winter storm warning remains in effect until midnight for Hampton County, S.C.

The National Weather Service said  scattered snow showers will be possible through mid to late morning, which will become more numerous and continue into the afternoon.

An accumulation 1 to 2 inches of wet snow is expected primarily on grassy and elevated surfaces, according to the NWS. The greatest accumulations will be across northern portions of the warning area -- generally north of a line from Moncks Corner to Ridgeville to Allendale.

A hard freeze warning remains in effort until 9 p.m. Sunday. The warning includes Appling, Bacon, Wayne, Glynn and Ware counties. A hard freeze watch in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday morning for these counties.

A hard freeze warning means that temperatures less than 27 degrees are expected for at least 2 hours.

A hard freeze watch means that temperatures less than 27 degrees are possible for at least 2 hours.

An intensifying low pressure center over the western Atlantic will produce strong northwest winds Sunday. Wind speeds will be 20 mph to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph at times.

An arctic airmass that is moving into the area will bring much colder and windy conditions, according to the NWS. Temperatures will fall into the middle 20s over inland areas Sunday night and lower 20s Monday night. Strong northwest winds will also produce winds chills in the teens Sunday night.

A winter weather advisory in effect until midnight for Effingham, Bulloch, Screven, Candler counties. It also includes these South Carolina counties: Jasper and Beaufort.

Scattered snow showers are then expected for much of the day. Snow will taper off by early Sunday evening with patchy snow flurries possible through midnight.

Up to 1 inch of wet snow, primarily on grassy or elevated surfaces, is expected, according to the NWS.

A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow are expected. Travel difficulties are likely, and motorists should be prepared for slippery roads and reduced visibilities.

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