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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 3:28 AM EST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Wednesday afternoon...

* what... heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow
accumulations will vary from light amounts in the Piedmont to
heavy snows in southeast West Virginia and Alleghany Highlands
of Virginia. The highest amounts of snow will occur in western
Greenbrier where 4 to 8 inches are possible. Ice accumulations
will range from a light glaze to around one quarter of an inch.

* Where... portions of southwest Virginia, northwest North
Carolina and southeast West Virginia.

* When... from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.

* Additional details... power outages and tree damage are likely
due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.



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