Clipper system to bring light snow, ice to the area
WSLS Storm Team 10 – HAZARDS THIS AFTERNOON & EVENING
-Slick roads due to light snow and ice accumulation
-Low visibility due to blowing snow
-Power outages possible due to high winds
WIND ADVISORY 10 AM – MIDNIGHT for counties along and west of the Blue Ridge Parkway
-Wind: 15-25 MPH
-Gusts: 35-50 MPH
-WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY 10 AM – MIDNIGHT for Pocahontas, Greenbrier and Highland Counties
-Highs wind & 1-3 inches of snow accumulation
Today: Breaks of sun early, otherwise mostly cloudy with snow showers in the mountains, with light rain and/or snow possible farther east. Turning blustery again, with highs in the low-to-mid 40s.
As far as accumulation is concerned on Tuesday, the highest (1-2", with isolated higher amounts) will be in West Virginia. Up to 1" (that's 0-1") is possible in the NRV and Highlands, while areas in Roanoke and Lynchburg could see a coating possible (0-0.5") in some spots. Southside could see some flurries, but mainly any precipitation you get will be in the form light rain. All the moisture gets out of here in the evening.
Some of the coldest air of the season will arrive on Wednesday, with highs only in the lower 30s. We will see a mix of sun and clouds on our Hump Day. Thursday will be mainly sunny and warmer with highs in the upper 40s. Friday will start out dry with some sun, but by afternoon we will see more clouds. Late in the day, especially as we head into the evening, the chance for rain will increase. And Friday night looks to be wet.
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