CHARLESTON, W.Va — A mixture of precipitation will cover West Virginia including what could be a half foot of snow or more in an area from Pocahontas County through Morgantown Sunday evening.
In a Saturday night update, the National Weather Service said there was still “considerable uncertainty” when it comes to precipitation type and banded snowfall in other parts of the state.
There is still considerable uncertainty with some portions of this storm, namely from precipitation type and possibility of banded snowfall. Here's a look at the forecast in the context of high and low end amounts. #ohwx #kywx #wvwx #vawx pic.twitter.com/sFzFN6vsRE
— NWS Charleston, WV (@NWSCharlestonWV) March 3, 2019
A Winter Storm Warning has been posted for an area beginning in Pocahontas County heading west to Interstate 79 and north through Elkins, Clarksburg and Morgantown. Eight inches of snow is possible on Elkins, six in Morgantown, 4-6 in the Eastern Panhandle and five in the Northern Panhandle. Lower amounts, about two inches, are being forecasted for the Charleston, Huntington corridor and between Beckley and Bluefield.
Meteorologists said there will be much colder air behind the storm.