Up to two inches of snow is expected with localized amounts of up to three inches in Washington, Wise and Russell counties.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Rain showers continue to build in from the southwest.
The warning does not include some areas west of Interstate 77 or from Martinsville to Lynchburg eastward, where lesser expected snowfall has led to a winter weather advisory instead.
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Though it is not even still "winter" yet on the meteorological calendar and we even sprang the clocks ahead an hour today, the first winter storm warning of the 2017-18 calendar winter season has been issued for the Roanoke and New River valleys. Even at 33-34, heavier snow often accumulates in a slushy manner, but melts from underneath. Rain looks to move back in Friday afternoon with highs nearing 60 degrees. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Strong winds are also possible. Accumulations of one to three inches with locally higher amounts of up to four inches is expected.
Heavy wet snow will develop late Monday night into Tuesday, tapering off Tuesday night. Travel could become hard Tuesday morning, and only improving slightly Tuesday evening.
NY could get 4 to 6 inches of snow and Philadelphia could see a few inches by Tuesday's morning commute.