... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM this
evening to 2 PM EDT Saturday...
* locations... Dickenson and Buchanan counties in southwest
Virginia... plus McDowell and Wyoming counties in West Virginia.
* Hazard types... snow.
* Snow accumulations... 1 to 3 inches in the river valleys. 4 to 6
inches across some of the higher eastern Mountain Ridge tops of
Buchanan and Dickenson counties in southwest Virginia.
* Timing... rain will change to snow by midnight tonight and
continue into Saturday morning. The snow should diminish and
even mix back with light rain Saturday afternoon.
* Impacts... untreated roadways may become snow covered...
resulting in hazardous travel... particularly over the high
elevations. Wind gusts may cause lower visibilities at times
especially across the high terrain.
* Winds... northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
Please report snow 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 purposes only.
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.