BLOWING ROCK — The Blowing Rock Police Department posted on Facebook that multiple traffic accidents have occurred due to ice.
The department stated accidents were on "U.S. 321 South from Tanger Outlets to Old U.S. 321 South due to ice."
The post was made at approximately 11:45 p.m. and also stated Blowing Rock Police, NCSHP and DOT were working "as we speak." BRP also asked that people limit their travel in that area.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in place until 1 p.m Thursday. Mixed precipitation is expected with total sleet and/or ice accumulations from freezing rain of around one tenth of an inch.
The National Weather Service stated that people should plan on slippery road conditions in spots, especially on bridges and overpasses. The hazardous conditions could impact the Thursday morning commute, according to NWS.