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Snow Forecast For Area On Tuesday

Reported: Jan. 19, 2014 11:30 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 20, 2014 11:54 AM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Snow is in the forecast for the Eyewitness News viewing area Tuesday and bone-chilling temperatures are expected.

Meteorologist Doug Harlow said light snow showers are expected Monday evening, but by sunrise Tuesday an inch of snow could be on the ground with more to follow. Snow could be moderate to heavy through the morning with snow showers later in the afternoon. Snow totals in the Charleston area could be 3 to 5 inches, with 2 inches to 4 inches in Huntington and less west of the Ohio River. Meanwhile, the mountains near and east of U.S. 19 could see 5 to 10 inches of snow.

Temperatures on Tuesday will stay in the 20s and fall into the teens by the afternoon with gusty northerly winds.Snow will taper Tuesday night, but keep some extra blankets handy. Temperatures could fall to 5 degrees in the valleys.

Looking ahead, temperatures will remain cold through Wednesday. The high will struggle to reach 18 Wednesday afternoon.

For the latest forecast, visit our weather page.




CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Heath Harrison) --The Eyewitness News viewing area can expect another blast of cold this week, accompanied by snowfall.

According to Eyewitness News meteorologist Brandon Stover, an arctic front is set to move in Monday, bringing 1 to 2 inches of snow accumulation Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Temperatures will fall into the single digits Tuesday night. While this week’s arctic front is not expected to be as severe as the one that hit the area two weeks ago, freezing pipes in many homes, Stover said the region will see four days of high temperatures below the freezing point.

For the latest forecast, visit our weather page.

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