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Winter Warning Posted For Area

February 17th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

* WHAT...Heavy snow along with some sleet and freezing rain. Total
  snow accumulation 6 to 10 inches. Ice accumulation from freezing
  rain less than a tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of western Maryland, northwest Virginia and
  eastern West Virginia.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 6 AM EST Friday. Snow will
  overspread the area between midnight and 3 AM. The heaviest snow
  is expected through midday Thursday. Snow will mix with sleet
  and freezing rain at times late Thursday and Thursday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow may be heavy at times, especially
  Thursday morning through midday. Snowfall rates around one inch
  per hour are possible along with visibilities around one-
  quarter mile.


If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on
steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery,
increasing your risk of a fall and injury.