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Winter Weather Continues On The Largest Travel Day of The Year

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A winter weather advisory continues to the south including Tyler county until 7 PM this evening. A mix of snow and sleet continued to fall as of 4 AM this morning. Accumulations have been variable in many areas with 1.5 inches (already added to the 2 inches that fell in St. Clairsville yesterday) being reported. Reports of between 1.5 to generally 3.5 inches are being reported through the area as the snow is still falling.

Local residents are waking up to a mix of snow and sleet this morning. Although precipitation totals are far from what many have seen in some of the past historic storms, the fact that more Ohio Valley residents will be on the road and in the air today makes for a potential problem.

Interstates are in decent shape this morning thanks to the hard work of local highway officials who already had a good early warning concerning this storm. Many chemical trucks have already been seen treating roads into the night and early morning hours.

Secondary roads are slick in many areas in the higher elevations. Residents are urged to take that extra 30 minutes to defrost the car and remove snow so they can have a good view out the window. Temperatures are hovering just below the freezing mark which can cause some unseen dangers this morning.