Two rounds of snow, snow and freezing rain will hit our area this weekend. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have been issued.
PRECISION INTERACTIVE RADAR
The snow through the day will be light by afternoon. Light snow showers and even a few pockets of a wintry mix is possible through the afternoon. For our western counties (McDowell, Buchanan, Wyoming) snow transitions to rain / mixing.
ALERTS AND WARNINGS
Snow and sleet will increase in coverage again Saturday night, with areas west of Interstate 77 (McDowell, Wyoming, Tazewell Greenbrier, Pocahontas, Summers, Monroe and Giles counties.
Precipitation wants to stay with some light snow, wintry
Winter Storm Warning: Mercer, Summers, Monroe, Greenbrier, Giles, southeast Raleigh, Southeast Fayette and Pocahontas counties 6am Saturday to 7pm Sunday. We are expecting to see snow falling in the snow at 4pm.
Winter Storm Warning: Tazewell, Bland and Wythe counties through 7pm Sunday. Snow and sleet accumulations between 1 and 4 inches, with up to 0.20 "of ice.
Winter Weather Advisory: northwest Raleigh, northwest Fayette, Wyoming, McDowell from 6am Saturday through noon Sunday. 1-3 inches of snow with some light ice accumulation possible. Rain will mix in quicker in these areas, limiting snow and sleet accumulation  Winter Weather Advisory: Buchanan County, 4am Saturday to 1pm Saturday. Trace up to 2 inches possible before snow transitions over to rain