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Wednesday brings chilly, windy conditions, and snow along the higher elevations north of I-64

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After a snow filled start to the work week, we are finally seeing some drier air over our viewing area.. With that being said, there could still be some slick spots out there on the roads. Especially if there is any moisture or snow leftover on the roads. Could even experience some black ice this morning with temperatures starting in the upper 20s/lower 30s. A very cold start, so make sure you bundle up this morning.

As we go into the afternoon, we will finally get some sunshine. We will be battling a few clouds with a passing upper-level disturbance, with temperatures only in the low/mid 40s. Winds will be quite gusty this afternoon, mainly along the eastern slopes. Sustained winds will be between 10-20 mph, with gust pushing 50 mph in some spots. Keep this in mind during any travels on the roads today. This could also lead to power outages as well. If you have any holiday decorations outside, it is a good time to strap those down as well.

A WIND ADVISORY is issued for Bland, Giles, Eastern Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Summers, Tazewell, and Wythe counties from Noon today, until 6 AM Thursday.

This afternoon will also bring snow showers to some to our higher elevations along Western Greenbrier and western Pocahontas counties. These areas could see an extra 1-5'' of snowfall. Could even see accumulations much higher than that through Thursday morning. Snow will stay mainly north of I-64 through today and overnight. Wind gust look to remain strong overnight before calming down by Thursday afternoon.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is issued for Western Greenbrier county from 6 PM today, until 6 AM Thursday.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is issued for Northwest Pocahontas county from 3 PM today, until 7 AM Thursday.

Temperatures tonight drop into the upper 20/lower 30s, with chilly conditions yet again for Thursday afternoon. Temperatures will be in the low/mid 40s for your Thursday, with winds calming down.

A cold front looks to come in for Friday, however, we will stay mainly dry with a few rain and snow showers around.

The weekend is looking dry and nice with temperatures in the 40s and 50s.

As we go into early next week, we could see a decent amount of rain across our region. Stay tuned!

Brandon Lawson

Weekend Meteorologist

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