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Winter Storm Warning Issued In West Virginia

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Updated on Jan. 5, 2022 at 2 p.m.

A storm that could dump a significant amount of snow is set to take aim at West Virginia, forecasters said.

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for most of the state from midday Thursday through Friday morning.

The weather service said snow accumulations could total 3 to 8 inches, depending on the location. For some areas it would mark the first significant accumulations this winter.

The warning area extended to a few bordering counties in Kentucky and Virginia.

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A winter storm is set to take aim at West Virginia and eastern Kentucky, forecasters said.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch in those states from Thursday through Friday morning.

The weather service said snow accumulations could total 4 to 6 inches with up to 8 inches possible in higher elevations. For some areas it would mark the first significant accumulations this winter.


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