... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1 am to 3 PM EST
The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect
from 1 am to 3 PM EST Tuesday.
* Locations... portions of northeast Kentucky and southwest
Virginia... and West Virginia.
* Hazard types... primarily snow. A mix is possible across
southwest Virginia and southeast West Virginia before changing
to all snow.
* Snow accumulations... 1 to 3 inches across portions of northeast
Kentucky... southern West Virginia and southwest Virginia. 2 to 4
inches across central and northern West Virginia lowlands. 3 to
6 inches across the central and northern West Virginia
* Timing... snow will begin across the south and west by 2 am and
overspread the remainder of the area by 4 am. The snow will end
from west to east late morning to early afternoon.
* Impacts... snow will quickly accumulate on untreated surfaces to
create hazardous travel conditions for the morning commute. Some
patchy black ice may also develop on untreated surfaces... ahead
of the storm... with temperatures falling below freezing with
lingering moisture on area roads.
* Winds... northwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 15 mph.
* Temperatures... dropping into the mid and upper 20s for
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 driving.
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.