Weather forecasters are predicting snow Wednesday in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, with possible accumulations ranging from 1 to 3 inches in the lower elevations, and up to 8 inches in the higher elevations.
In an urgent winter weather message, the National Weather Service in Morristown said, “Snow showers will continue throughout the day on Wednesday as northwest winds strengthen across the region. Snowfall accumulations will be possible over much of the region, especially across the higher elevations.”
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight Wednesday.
According to the weather service, snow accumulation in the lower elevations may range from 1 to 3 inches. In higher elevations above 2,500 feet, snow totals are expected to range from 4 to 8 inches.
The weather service cautioned that driving and walking may be difficult on untreated roadways and sidewalks, and motorists should allow for extra time to reach their destinations.
For more information go to the weather service website at http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mrx/