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Primary roads across the region have been clear for the most part, it's those more rural roads where people have seen issues.
LaVonne Medlin shared this video of water flowing from the Smithfield water tower amid a snowstorm early on Jan. 22, 2022.
A cascade of water flowed from a Smithfield water tower Saturday and immediately froze in temperatures that were in the 20s.
As road temperatures dip below freezing overnight, there will be a number of icy spots to watch out for here in Wake County.
The state Department of Transportation is cautioning drivers to be careful with the threat of black ice on the roads Tuesday morning.
Frigid weather and below-freezing road temperatures caused reports of black ice on Saturday morning. Drivers were urged to be cautious, as multiple traffic incidents occurred in the Triangle as a result of black ice.
John Payne, WRAL photojournalist, & Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer
One driver struck a patch of black ice on Forestville Road in Raleigh and crashed into a large pine tree.
John Payne, WRAL photojournalist
One driver struck a patch of black ice on Forestville Road in Raleigh and crashed into a large pine tree. WRAL's Breaking News Tracker was there as firefighters removed the top of the car to get to the person inside.
When drivers hit a slick spot, anti-lock brakes can help to safely stop and regain control.
Monica Laliberte, WRAL executive producer/5 on Your Side reporter
More than 10,000 people north of the Triangle still don't have power as a result of Saturday's ice storm.
WRAL Nia Harden is live in Person County, where black ice and snow are still on the ground. Even in the Triangle, slick roads will be an issue throughout the Thursday morning commute.
New research on the connection between climate change and winter drownings has found that reported drowning deaths are increasing exponentially in areas with warmer winters.
Veronica Penney, New York Times
WRAL's Julian Grace has more on the dangers drivers could face driving tonight and early Saturday due to black ice from melted snow that fell Thursday.
WRAL's Sarah Krueger reports we'll be in store for another night of freezing temperatures, which means snow and ice melting will freeze again and make driving tough like it was Friday morning.
Black ice was making bridges slick in Selma on Friday morning.
Rain returns to the Triangle on Tuesday, and temperatures will drop. But wintry weather -- snow and ice -- stay to the north.
The parking lot at the City of Rocky Mount's administration building had some wet sopts that had frozen over Wednesday.
Roads in downtown Raleigh were mostly dry but below freezing Thursday morning.
Rain on Tuesday night brought the potential for icy spots as temperatures drop overnight.
Road maintenance crews in the Triangle said potholes are unusually bad for this early in the season because of snow and ice.
Brian Shrader, WRAL anchor/reporter
A single-vehicle crash caused by black ice closed the I-540 East ramp over Glenwood Avenue.
A car slid on a ramp on Interstate 540 Eastbound because of black ice, authorities said, closing the ramp off of Glenwood Avenue.
Joe Fisher, WRAL multimedia journalist
Skies are clear Wednesday morning, but lower temperatures could keep wet roads icy.
Skies are clear Wednesday morning, but that helps bring temperatures lower than Tuesday morning.
Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL meteorologist