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Snow Expected Early Sunday, Winter Weather Advisory Issued

Reported: Mar. 15, 2014 4:56 PM EDT
Updated: Mar. 15, 2014 11:19 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Heath Harrison) – People were out enjoying sunny weather and 60 degree temperatures Saturday, but another blast of winter is set to strike early Sunday.

According to Eyewitness News meteorologist Brandon Stover, temperatures will drop into the 30s starting Saturday night.

Stover said precipitation will start as a cold rain, but will change to a heavy, wet snow by late Sunday morning. The snowfall will start in the southern counties of the Eyewitness News viewing area and work its way north by late afternoon, making for hazardous road conditions.

Stover said he expects the heaviest snowfall along the Interstate 64 corridor and areas south, where 3-6 inches are possible by Monday morning.

He said areas north of Charleston and the precipitation shield should receive less accumulation, and that a one to two degree temperature difference will be the key factor in determining just how much accumulation areas receive.

Stover said snowfall will continue into Monday morning, but the precipitation should be out of the way by 8 a.m.

Tuesday will see another warm-up, with 50 degree temperatures and partly cloudy weather expected. Temperatures will climb back into the 60s by Wednesday, Stover said.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the entire viewing area through 11 a.m. Monday.

Keep up-to-date with the latest forecast in our weather section.



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