Mountain State To Get Mix of Snow, Ice, Sleet
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on December 27, 2012 @ 1:03PM
Created on December 26, 2012 @ 1:05PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A winter storm system is bringing a messy mix of snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain to parts of West Virginia.
Winter storm warnings are in effect for Preston and Tucker counties, and the Eastern and Northern panhandles until 6 a.m. Thursday.
Randolph and Pocahontas counties are under an ice storm warning until 7:00 p.m. Thursday.
The National Weather Service says western Grant, Mineral and Pendleton counties could receive 6 to 10 inches of snow and sleet. Three to 5 inches are expected in the counties' eastern areas.
Four to 8 inches of snow are expected in Hancock, Brooke and Ohio counties. Sleet and freezing rain also are possible.
Preston and Tucker counties could receive 3 to 6 inches of heavy snow, along with sleet and freezing rain at times.
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