A winter storm warning is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM Sunday. A storm system moving out of the Southern Plains will shift to the Southeast U.S. through Sunday. Expect some light snow today ahead of it, followed by more of a wintry mix tonight into Sunday. Expect mainly snow north of I-64 and U.S. 460, with a transition of snow and sleet between the Virginia/North Carolina border of U.S 460, with a better chance of freezing rain over North Carolina by late tonight. This system will shift offshore with wintry weather becoming lighter by late Sunday. Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of around a quarter inch. Power outages and tree damage are possible due to the ice. Travel will be hazardous due to snow and ice covered roads.
In the forecast – 20 percent chance of rain and snow today, 100 percent chance of sleet tonight until 4 AM, freezing rain between 4 AM and 5 AM, then freezing rain and sleet after 5 AM. Sunday – 80 percent chance of sleet before 3pm, then a chance of snow and sleet. Sunday night – 40 percent chance of snow, freezing drizzle mixing in after 10 PM, then gradually ending. Weather related announcements will be posted at whee.net. Call or text us at 276-403-0364, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax us at 276-632-3316.