WINTER STORM WATCH
January 18, 2019
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Charleston WV 357 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 OHZ066-067-075-076-084-181700- /O.NEW.KRLX.WS.A.0003.190119T1200Z-190120T1500Z/ Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-Vinton- Including the cities of New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset, McConnelsville, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, McArthur, and Hamden 357 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Freezing rain Saturday morning and heavy snow Saturday night. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch possible. * WHERE...Perry, Morgan, Athens, Washington and Vinton Counties. * WHEN...The freezing rain is expected Saturday morning. A period of rain is then expected Saturday afternoon before changing to heavy snow Saturday evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.