(01/20/2019)
UPDATE 1/19/2019 - WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM EST SUNDAY. Total snow accumulations of up to three inches expected.

It will be a winter grazing, with slick roads.

The temperature had dropped to 20 degrees at 8 a.m. Sunday from almost 50 degrees Saturday night. West Virginians will see heavy rain, snow, ice and frigid temperatures from a strong storm system set to impact the Mountain State from Saturday morning through Monday morning.

National Weather Service said all 55 counties will be impacted.

Expect heavy accumulating snow toward the north, especially in the Northern Panhandle. An opportunity for heavy rain with a possibility of flooding toward the Tri-State (Huntington area) and into the south central mountains and then when you get into the north central mountains and the Eastern Panhandle, especially the Eastern Panhandle, a heavy icing front.

The National Weather Service has timed the different elements of the storm. It expects a wintry mix in the mid and upper Ohio Valley and northern and eastern counties from Friday night into Saturday.

Heavy rain is in the forecast for the Ohio River Valley into the central and southern mountains from Saturday into Saturday night.

Snow will be area wide Saturday night into Sunday morning with the heaviest in the Northern Panhandle.

Gusty winds are expected Saturday night through Sunday night especially in the eastern mountains. The weekend ends with bitter cold temperatures and wind chill from Sunday night through Monday night.

It will be single digit temperatures by Monday morning statewide with wind chill at -20 in the northern mountains. The frigid temperatures will continue into Monday night.


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