Southern counties are under advisory.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the southern coalfields and Greenbrier Valley beginning Tuesday night.

The advisory stretches from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 7 p.m. Wednesday for Mingo, Logan, Boone, McDowell, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Mercer, Summers and Greenbrier counties.

According to meteorologists, 1 to 4 inches of snow is expected with isolated 5 inch amounts along the higher elevations in western Greenbrier County.

There will already be less traffic on the state’s highways Wednesday morning. Federal and state holidays in observance of the life of former President George H.W. Bush means all schools will be closed along with federal, state and county offices.