Winter storm warning issued in parts of West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Parts of West Virginia will see their first dose of wintry precipitation.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from Wednesday night through Thursday evening. The area ranges from extreme southern West Virginia through the Potomac Highlands and Eastern Panhandle.
The weather service says up to 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) of snow are possible along with some ice accumulations that could cause downed trees and power outages as well as slick road conditions. Freezing rain was expected elsewhere in the state.