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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 5:06 AM EDT Mar. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from midnight tonight to 8 am
EDT Thursday...

* what... heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
inches, with localized amounts of 10 to 12 inches possible
across the higher elevations of southeast West Virginia near the
Virginia line and especially across the Greenbrier valley.

* Where... portions of southwest and west central Virginia,
northwest North Carolina, and southeast West Virginia,
principally along and west of the Blue Ridge from Lexington
Virginia, to Roanoke Virginia, to Hillsville Virginia, to Boone,
North Carolina.

* When... from midnight tonight to 8 am EDT Thursday.

* Additional details... plan on very difficult travel conditions.
Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times
during periods of heavier precipitation. Heavy wet snow combined
with gusty winds Wednesday night and Thursday morning may result
in downed trees and power lines in some areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest Road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.