Several areas under winter storm warning as wintry mix approaches, snow totals increased


UPDATE: 10 p.m.

Lynchburg, Bedford, Campbell Co., Appomattox Co., and Buckingham Co. now included in the Winter Storm Warning.

Snow totals have also been increased across the area as well.

The storm is stronger and north wind gusts are nearing 30 mph.

Now, we're looking at six to 11 inches up north, four to nine inches in the Charlottesville, Lovingston areas, three to six inches in the Lynchburg, Bedford, Roanoke, Campbell County area, and one to three inches in the Danville area.




LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A late season winter storm will drop more than six inches of snow across portions of our viewing area.

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories for several counties and cities.

The heaviest snow will fall across the Blue Ridge Mountains, far western and northern Virginia.

The snow will also be heavy and wet, and power outages are possible.

Rain will transition to sleet, then snow by Wednesday 1 a.m.

The heaviest snow falls throughout Wednesday morning with slushy roads developing. The worst travel conditions will occur Wednesday morning. Temperatures warm into the upper 30s and lower 40s across our area by afternoon.

We’re forecasting snow amounts in the two inches to four inches range for Lynchburg, under two inches for Danville, and three to five inches for Roanoke.

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