NWS: Measurable snow to start the work week
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The National Weather Service updated its snow forecast on Sunday evening as part of winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings issued earlier today.
A winter storm quickly spreads precipitation across the region. The heaviest snow will fall overnight in the morning drive. Please allow extra time and be careful when driving on Monday mornings! The attached graphics provide more detail. pic.twitter.com/D6ZI4OnfPz
– NWS Charleston, West Virginia (@NWSCharlestonWV) January 3, 2022
The snow, which is heading towards the state from the southwest, is expected to start early Monday morning.
NWS meteorologists forecast 1 to 3 inches of snow in the Charleston to Huntington corridor and from Charleston to Clarksburg with higher amounts to the south and east.
Four to six inches of snow could fall from Beckley to Lewisburg and north of Snowshoe.
The winter weather warning became a winter storm warning for the southern mountains and spread west into the southern and central lowlands of West Virginia. Most of the snow will fall early Monday morning. For more information, see: https://t.co/rqhuWYln4S pic.twitter.com/Cgop5Ub9Sx
– NWS Charleston, West Virginia (@NWSCharlestonWV) January 2, 2022
Morning temperatures should be in the mid to upper twenties.
The snow comes as the counties had to return to school after a 2 week break.