A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the region, continuing through Sunday evening. The National Weather Service says three to six inches of snow and sleet accumulations are possible, with the higher snowfall amounts north of US 460. While snow started falling Saturday afternoon, the greatest impact is expected Saturday night into Sunday morning.
WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY…
* WHAT…Heavy snow and sleet expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 6 inches expected.
* WHERE…From the New River and Roanoke Valleys east to the piedmont of Virginia.
* WHEN…Until 7 PM EST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel will become very hazardous due to slippery roads covered in snow and sleet, along with reduced visibility, especially tonight into Sunday.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.