This morning most of the area is witnessing some snow/mixing to start. With temperatures falling into the lower 30s and 20s, this will allow slick roads to develop. Visibility is reduced for most of the area as blowing snow will continue into the day. Snow showers will continue to be on and off throughout the rest of the day and even overnight. Winds will continue to hover throughout the area allowing gusts to be 30-35 mph with a NW wind around 10-15mph. Some gusts could pick up to 50mph for the areas in the wind advisory.
A Wind Advisory is issued for Pocahontas county starting at 10 AM Monday and lasting until 7 AM Tuesday.
Wind Advisories are issued for Bland, Giles, Tazewell, Wythe, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, and Summers counties starting at 10 AM Monday and lasting until 12 PM Tuesday.
The snowfall map shows accumulations along western slopes 1-3″, along Western Greenbrier and Western Pocahontas counties 6-12″, majority of the area and pockets along I-77 could see accumulations 2-5″, and lastly the eastern slopes will receive trace amounts and possibly upwards to an inch of snowfall. **Locally higher amounts are possible.**
A Winter Storm Warning is issued for Western Greenbrier county until 7 AM Tuesday.
A Winter Storm Warning is issued for Southeast Fayette and Northwest Pocahontas county until 7 AM Tuesday.
A Winter Weather Advisory is issued for Northwest Fayette, Buchanan, McDowell, Wyoming and Raleigh counties until 1 AM Tuesday.
Futurecast view of snowfall throughout today and tonight:
Temperatures today will only raise into the 30s. Another cool night is on tap where temperatures will be in the 20s. Wind chill values will have areas feeling in the teens. Winds will continue to be breezy with gusts reaching 30-35mph. Snow will continue overnight and should taper off in the morning. Winds will still be breezy throughout tomorrow around 25-30mph.