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Winter Weather Advisory Issued Tonight Through Wednesday Morning

Reported: Feb. 25, 2014 10:02 AM EST
Updated: Feb. 25, 2014 4:23 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) -- A winter weather advisory is issued for the Eyewitness News viewing area in West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and Scioto, Lawrence and Gallia counties in Ohio.

Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Jim Barach said most areas will see about 2 inches of snow. Some areas, however, could see as much as 4 inches of snow.

The winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Barach said.

For the latest Eyewitness News Storm Team forecast, click here.




CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – As areas near Route 33/Route 35 north of Charleston and in the Clarksburg area received as much as 4 inches of snow on Tuesday, Eyewitness News viewing areas to the south could receive a dose overnight.

Eyewitness News Meteorologist Doug Harlow said there will be a break in the action in the afternoon with a high of 38, then another burst of heavy snow arrives Tuesday night. Given what happened Tuesday morning, Harlow said, he wouldn't be surprised if this system ends up being on the strong side, with 1-2 inches of snow is a sure bet, with possibly 2-4 inches if it gets its act together. Mountains can expect a solid 2-4 inches regardless thanks to northwest winds enhancing the snowfall. This would start after midnight and last through the dawn hours before tapering off.

Tuesday’s snow to the north of Charleston created extremely hazardous travel conditions. Harlow said there have been dozens of accidents between Kenna and Parkersburg and up in the Clarksburg area. Slippery roads are the rule in much of eastern Ohio.

Skies will clear Wednesday afternoon but it will be cold with a high of 25.

Sunny skies Thursday will not help us to rebound. Expect a high of 32. With high pressure building in Thursday night and a clear sky and little wind, temperatures will easily fall into the single digits and mountain spots may fall to 0 or below. Friday will be chilly but quiet and partly cloudy with a high of 35.

For the latest Eyewitness News Storm Team forecast, click here.

-- Eyewitness News Photo By Bob Frank shows tractor-trailer in snow at Ripley exit of Interstate 77 north



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