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Big Storm for Northeast, Little Impact on WV.

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A large storm system will impact a good portion of the northeast United States Friday into Saturday.  
For West Virginia, impact is minimal with some snow showers late Friday into early Saturday.
One to three inches of snow possible, with ridges seeing as much as four.
Lowlands could pick up as much as an inch.

But that won't be NOTHING compared to folks north and east of us...read below for more information!

JP
.MAJOR WINTER STORM EXPECTED FROM THE GREAT LAKES INTO THE
NORTHEASTERN U.S. WITH BLIZZARD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS
OF NEW ENGLAND...

...NEAR OR ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
SHORT RANGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL U.S...      

A COMPLEX WEATHER SCENARIO WILL UNFOLD ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF
THE NATION OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS...IN WHICH TWO WEATHER SYSTEMS
FROM THE POLAR AND SUBTROPICAL JET STREAMS WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
A MAJOR AND POTENTIALLY HISTORIC WINTER STORM FOR THE NORTHEASTERN
U.S. THE NORTHERN STREAM SYSTEM IS MOVING THROUGH THE MIDWEST THIS
AFTERNOON...BRINGING RAIN TO THE MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVER
VALLEYS...AND SNOW TO THE GREAT LAKES. THE SOUTHERN STREAM LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM IS MOVING ACROSS THE GULF COAST THIS
AFTERNOON...AND SPREADING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE
SOUTHEASTERN STATES. 

THE GULF COAST SURFACE LOW WILL MOVE
NORTHEASTWARD TO NEAR CAPE HATTERAS BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AS IT
BEGINS TO INTERACT WITH THE SYSTEM OVER THE GREAT LAKES. THIS
INTERACTION WILL RESULT IN A RAPID STRENGTHENING OF THE COASTAL
SURFACE LOW DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY AND INTO FRIDAY NIGHT AS THE
STORM CONTINUES TO MOVE UP THE COAST. THE STORM SHOULD REACH ITS
PEAK INTENSITY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING JUST EAST OF CAPE COD...WITH
A CENTRAL PRESSURE FORECAST TO DROP BELOW 975 MB. SNOW WILL BEGIN
TO SPREAD FROM THE GREAT LAKES INTO THE NORTHEASTERN STATES
TONIGHT AND WILL QUICKLY EXPAND ACROSS MOST OF THE NORTHEAST BY
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS THE TWO SYSTEMS APPROACH. MODERATE TO HEAVY
SNOW WILL BE WIDESPREAD...AND STRONG WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH
GUSTS AS HIGH AS 75 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...RESULTING IN DANGEROUS
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS FOR SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND.

IN GENERAL...SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 FEET ARE EXPECTED FROM THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES INTO THE NORTHEAST. LOCALLY HIGHER SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW FORECAST TO FALL
ACROSS AREAS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND. FOR MORE DETAILS
SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE REFER TO PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR
LOCAL NWS FORECAST OFFICE.


RYAN