... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
* locations... Lawrence County Kentucky and portions of western
and northern West Virginia
* hazard types... snow.
* Total snow accumulations... 10 to 14 inches for northeast
Kentucky and the tri state area. 4 to 8 inches in the Kanawha
valley and southeast West Virginia... including the Charleston
and Beckley area. 8 to 10 inches in the northern West Virginia
lowlands and the northern West Virginia mountains.
* Timing... snow will taper off from west to east this afternoon.
* Impacts... untreated roads and sidewalks could become snow and
ice covered. Reduced visibilities... below one mile at times...
can be expected. Snow could cause downed tree limbs and power
* Temperatures... mainly lower to mid 20s.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food...
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Please report snow... sleet and ice accumulations to the National
Weather Service by calling toll free... 800-401-9535... when you
can do so safely. This phone number is to be used for reporting
You can also report winter weather by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service facebook Page...
or by using the twitter hashtag... nwsrlx.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates.
Additional details can also be found at www.Weather.Gov/rlx.