Quick Hit of Heavy Snow for Appalachians

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An intensifying low pressure system will bring a quick burst of heavy snow to parts of the Appalachians and Mid-Atlantic today.

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Winter Weather Advisories are in place from Tennessee and West Virginia into western Virginia. Most places will pick up between 1-4″ with a few spots closer to 6″.

This will be a quick moving system, but intense. The SPC has issued a mesoscale discussion for heavy snow. Snowfall rates of 1″-1.5″ per hour will be possible.

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Mesoscale Discussion for Heavy Snow

Driving conditions are expected to deteriorate as snow spreads across the region today.

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