From the National Weather Service...Snow to wintry mix expected this weekend...
.A storm system moving out of the mid-Mississippi Valley will
affect a large part of the area with wintry weather, beginning
Saturday and lasting into early Sunday night. Areas north of Route
460 are expected to see predominantly snow, with snow mixing with
sleet and freezing rain further south. Greatest impact is expected
Saturday night into Sunday morning. Wintry weather begins to taper
off by Sunday evening.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
* WHAT...Heavy snow with sleet possible. Total combined snow and
sleet accumulations of 4 to 6 inches possible.
* WHERE...Much of the New River Valley, Roanoke County eastward
to the central Virginia Piedmont.
* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery and snow covered road
conditions especially Saturday night into Sunday.
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.