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Evening Snow Squalls Dump Several Inches On WV

Reported: Jan. 25, 2014 10:01 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 26, 2014 8:24 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Kera Mashek) -- Round two of snow made its way across the Mountain State Saturday evening.

This evenings storm dumped several inches across the area.

West Virginia Division of Highways crews had to stop plowing at one point because of the white out conditions.

This latest snow came on the heels of a storm earlier in the morning that put down two inches of snow in about four hours, making it a busy day for South Charleston police and road crews.

The snow has caused at least 100 crashes all around the area.

Police said many of the accidents happen when drivers underestimate the difficult driving conditions.

"They're not using that extra little bit of caution to keep them from being involved in something that could have been prevented," said South Charleston police Sgt. P.C. Rader.

Photo: Scott Depot, W.Va at 6:15pm/Eyewitness News viewer Amanda Roach



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