Winter Weather Advisory through midday

Expect accumulating snowfall overnight with more snow Tuesday into Wednesday across the mountains of West Virginia.

Low pressure will deepen as it moves north from the North Carolina coast tonight to east of the mid Atlantic coast Tuesday morning. A weakening front and low will move to the mountains overnight bringing a band of precipitation across us, with most seeing wintry mix changing snow after midnight through dawn. …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT TUESDAY…

* Locations…From Monroe County West Virginia and the New River Valley, east into the southern Shenandoah Valley, including Roanoke, Lynchburg and Bedford.

* Hazard types…Snow. Snow will be mixed with sleet at times tonight.

* Accumulations…Snow accumulation of 1 to 4 inches. Locally higher totals possible along the ridges.

* Timing…Overnight until midday Tuesday.

* Impacts…Snow covered roads will create hazardous travel.

* Winds…North 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Temperatures…Dropping into the upper 20s to mid 30s tonight.

Areas Affected: Appomattox; Bedford; Bland; Botetourt; Buckingham; Campbell; Carroll; Craig; Floyd; Franklin; Giles; Montgomery; Pulaski; Roanoke; Smyth; Wythe

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities…and use caution while driving. The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the National Weather Service via email at rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov…through Facebook or Twitter…or by calling 1…8 6 6…2 1 5…4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.