The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Wythe County, Virginia, which will go in effect Saturday at 1 p.m. and will remain until at least Sunday evening at 7 p.m.
According to forecasters, there is a slight chance of light snow after 3am for Wythe County early Saturday morning; however, clouds are expected to increase through the locality over the night and temperatures are expected to hit a low of 24F.
Though areas north of Interstate 64 are expected to see predominantly snow, areas south of US Route 460 are forecasted to see mainly a mix of sleet and freezing rain, with considerably lower levels of snowfall.
WYTHE COUNTY WEEKEND FORECAST:
Lighter wintry precipitation will linger through Sunday night and continue to gradually taper off on Monday.
Wythe County’s projected forecast totals will amount to mainly sleet and freezing rain, mixed with snow at times. Sleet and snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected.
VDOT warns that sleet and freezing rain will make roads slippery, creating dangerous travel conditions.
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