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Light Snow Possible For Area Wednesday Night Into Thursday

Reported: Feb. 11, 2014 2:45 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 11, 2014 3:47 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris, AP) -- Winter isn't through yet. Light snow is predicted for the Eyewitness News area Wednesday night into Thursday, but the current forecast spares the region from the heavier snowfall predicted for regions south and east.

Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Jim Barach said about 1 to 2 inches of snow are possible for the area Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

The National Weather Service says up to 10 inches of heavy, wet snow are possible in Greenbrier, Monroe, Pocahontas, Randolph and Summers counties from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon.

The weather service said the snow could lead to sporadic power outages and hazardous travel conditions. Lesser amounts are forecast in counties just west of the warning area. In addition, a winter storm watch is posted for several other eastern and northern counties

Meanwhile, anyone traveling south, including North Carolina and Virginia, could face significant troubles on the roadway where a heavy amount of ice and snow are
predicted, Barach said.

For the Eyewitness News viewing area, clear skies are predicted Tuesday night with cold temperatures. The low is expected to dip to about 12 degrees.

To see the latest Eyewitness News Storm Team forecast, click here.



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