Fact Check: Second winter storm to impact Eastern Carolinas
Viral Message: National Weather authorities have stated that the coast will be on the receiving end of another burly winter forecast.
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Just five days after a winter storm from the south that brought record low temperatures, The National Weather authorities have stated that the coast will be on the receiving end of another burly winter forecast. Scheduled to make its appearance approximately around January 18th, the winter storm will bring heavy amounts of precipitation and dangerous icy conditions. The NWS is calling for 8-14 inches on the coast of the Carolinas. Virginia would get the bitter end of the storm before it decipates. Evacuations will be in enforced in certain areas. National weather service is informing everyone to be prepared for this catastrophic weather, and to stay indoors in an heated area.
Viral Message Verification:- News reports of a second winter storm will hit the Carolinas and Virginia are not true and do not originate with the National Weather Service. The news has been published by Breakingnews247 titled as “Second winter storm to impact Eastern Carolinas" is a hoax message. It is advisable to not to further promote or share this news on the social media.
The National Weather Service in general forcast max of 6 days in the future and not nine days. We were also unable to locate the reporter the prediction is credited to, a "Meteorologist Daniel Richardson".
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