The East Coast is bracing for a huge Nor’easter that could dump up to two feet of snow on New York City and Boston.
And West Virginia is going to get some of that too, starting Monday evening.
Most of Eastern West Virginia is under a Winter Storm Watch, while Morgan, Berkeley, and Jefferson Counties are under a Winter Storm Warning.
Counties under a Winter Storm Watch: Barbour, Southeast Nicholas, Pocahontas, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur, Northwest Webster, Southeast Webster, and the Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston.
Here’s how much snow to expect:
- Charleston: Less than one inch
- Beckley: 2-4 inches
- Elkins: 6-10 inches
- Martinsburg: 8-12 inches
- Morgantown: 3-6 inches
- Parsons: 6-10 inches
- Wheeling: 4-8 inches
In most places the snow will begin falling Monday evening and continue into Tuesday. The National Weather Service warns that snow accumulation may be higher in higher elevations.
Here’s how much is expected outside the state:
- Washington, D.C.: 8-12 inches
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 8-12 inches
- Pittsburgh: 3-6 inches
- New York City: 12-18 inches
- Boston: 12-18 inches