Winter Weather Advisory extended
The National Weather Service in Charleston has extended the Winter Weather Advisory for Pocahontas County.
The Advisory will be in effect until 7 a.m. Thursday, February 14.
A low pressure system will move just southwest of the area through tonight.
Expect wintry conditions in the mountainous counties of West Virginia, especially across elevations above 2,500.
Locations: Randolph, Pocahontas, Webster and Nicholas counties.
Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches may be expected
The snow will begin Wednesday evening, with the heaviest snowfall expected overnight.
Untreated surfaces will be snow and ice covered.
Motorists need to allow more time to reach their destination.
Drive slower and safer in a vehicle equipped for these winter conditions.
Lower elevations that get rain and wet snow may experience that moisture forming a freezing layer beneath the snow that falls late tonight.
Winds will be out of the northwest at 10 to 15 MPH, with locally higher gusts in the higher elevations.
Temperatures through the period will be in the lower 30s.
A winter weather advisroy for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibility.