CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The National Weather Service has placed several West Virginia counties under a Winter Storm Warning for Monday into Tuesday morning.

More counties have been added to the warning.
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Meteorologists said there could be 3-6 inches of snow from Welch to Charleston including McDowell, Wyoming, Raleigh, Boone, Fayette, Mingo, Logan, Lincoln, Putnam and Kanawha counties with the first band of snow. The National Weather has also placed Cabell, Jackson, Roane, Calhoun, Clay, Braxton, Gilmer, Lewis, Upshur, Barbour, Nicholas, Webster, Pocahontas and Randolph counties under the warning.

The snow from Monday morning, which is mainly south of I-64, will taper off before heavier snowfall rolls in Monday afternoon. The Winter Storm Warning is posted until 10 a.m. Tuesday.


Most of the rest of the state will be under a Winter Weather Advisory with possible accumulations of 3-5 inches over the two days.

Only the northern and far eastern parts of the state are on the low side of snowfall totals with this storm.

Traffic will be reduced some Monday with local, state and federal offices along with schools closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.