Mountain counties expect snow.


ELKINS, W.Va.¬†—¬†Residents in West Virginia’s eastern mountain counties could see up to five inches of snow Friday afternoon into Saturday from a storm system that’s getting energy from a nor’easter.

The National Weather Service has posted winter weather advisories for parts of Greenbrier, Pocahontas, Randolph, Grant, Mineral, Pendleton and Tucker counties.

Meteorologists said snow accumulation amounts could range from two to five inches in areas above 3,000 feet in elevation. There will also be wind to deal with. Gusts as high as 50 mph are possible.

West Virginia’s western lowlands will have rain and wind Friday afternoon but improving conditions Saturday with temperatures in the 50s. Parts of the state will see some rain but temperatures in the 60s Sunday.