WCHS Eyewitness News Home Charleston Eyewitness Newsroom Charleston Storm Team Weather Sports News TV Program Schedule Community Mobile: Smartphone,Tablet and SMS text Get Connected SMS Text Facebook Twitter See-It,Shoot-It RSS News Feed Email List Tumblr


Next Snow Event Predicted Sunday Night, Monday

Reported: Jan. 3, 2014 10:06 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 3, 2014 3:34 PM EST
News Image

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris, Doug Harlow) -- The burst of snow that left a mess on roads Friday morning and closed schools is behind us, but another bout of winter weather is on the way after we get a break for most of the weekend.

Sunday night heading into Monday is the next big concern in the weather picture.

Eyewitness News Meteorologist Doug Harlow said cold temperatures will greet residents Saturday morning with 6 degrees expected by dawn. Things will rebound during the day when the high will jump to 45.

On Sunday, the temperature will push to 50 degrees or higher, but an arctic blast Sunday night will rapidly change things from rain to snow. Harlow said similar snow accumulations to this past event are expected with 2 to 3 inches in most spots, meaning a very icy start to the week on Monday.

The operative word Monday is cold – with temperatures starting in the teens and falling into the single digits in the afternoon as the snow showers end. By Monday night, Harlow said, the temperature will drop below zero with -5 in the valleys and -15 in the mountains. Throw in some winds of 10-15 mph, and valley wind chills will be in the -15 to -25 range. Meanwhile, the wind chills in the mountains could fall to -30 to -40.

For the latest Eyewitness News Storm Team forecast, click here

-- Photo Shot In Sissonville Courtesy of April Thomas



MORE NEWS FROM EYEWITNESS NEWS
Layoff Announcement Comes As WV Politicians, Labor Leaders Rally For Coal Industry In Pa.
News
Aug. 1, 2014 12:16 AM EDT
Those proposed Alpha Natural layoffs hit close to home, ...
Full News Story and Video

Point Pleasant Fire Department Solicits Donations, Following Budget Cuts
News
Aug. 1, 2014 12:05 AM EDT
A local fire station is taking unusual action after ...
Full News Story and Video

911 Call Released After Police Respond To Disturbance Involving Kanawha Prosecutor
News
Jul. 31, 2014 7:16 PM EDT
A 911 call is released after police were called to ...
Full News Story and Video


News New Vintage Shop To Hold Grand Opening Friday And Saturday
Aug. 1, 2014 12:31 AM EDT
News
Jul. 31, 2014 11:29 PM EDT


Advertise on WCHS-TV Online

West Virginia News
Company cited for fatal W.Va. cell tower collapse

Federal officials have cited an Oklahoma company after two cellphone towers collapsed in West Virginia and killed three people.
Full Story

Kentucky News
Sinistra wins Evan Shipman at Saratoga

Sinistra edged Big Business by a nose Thursday in the $100,000 Evan Shipman for New York-breds at Saratoga Race Course.
Full Story

Ohio News
Signed ticket from Gehrig's last game nets $95,600

A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball has sold in a Cleveland auction for $95,600.
Full Story







Fugitive Files Tuesdays at 6 PM on Eyewitness News

West Virginia Wildlife Wednesdays at 6 PM on Eyewitness News

ABC News web site







Send Mail Send email to news@wchstv.com for information or comments concerning WCHS-TV Eyewitness News.
Copyright ©2014, WCHS-TV8. Portions are Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed.

WCHS ABC 8 provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for Charleston and nearby towns and communities in the Tri-State area, including Huntington, Dunbar, Marmet, Montgomery, Nitro, South Charleston, St. Albans, Cedar Grove, Chesapeake, Clendenin, East Bank, Glasgow, Pratt, Cross Lanes, Elkview, Pinch, Sissonville, Big Chimney, Cabin Creek, Chelyan, Davis Creek, Institute, Jefferson, Loudendale, Mink Shoals, Pocatalico, Quick, Quincy, Rand, Buffalo, Eleanor, Hurricane, Nitro, Poca, Winfield, Culloden, Fraziers Bottom, Hometown, Red House, Scott Depot, Teays Valley, Danville, Madison, Hamlin, Logan, Chapmanville, Man, Delbarton, Kermit, Gilbert, Matewan, Williamson, Summersville, Richwood, Flatwoods, Gassaway, Sutton, Spencer, Ravenswood, Ripley, Mason, Point Pleasant, Ashland, Pikeville, Ironton, Portsmouth, Gallipolis, and Athens.