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Holiday Weekend Travelogue Update

Travel Weather Update

Last night I talked about the weather I “generally” expected for Christmas travelers. As promised tonight, thanks to your e-mails, I am making a more specific, pinpoint forecast. Since the general pattern remains well forecasted, chances are good you already know what I am going to say.

Friday

Morning showers will remain MAINLY SOUTH OF I-64 thru the Coalfields and the southern WV Mountains. I expect the high country from Beckley to the Greenbrier Valley to pick up a slushy, grassy inch of snow, but no icy roads are expected.

Watch for fog along I-77 from Wytheville to Princeton to Oak Hill on the WV turnpike.

Driving I-68 then I-79 south from Morgantown, the rain will not affect this trip though a sprinkle or 2 is possible especially near Sutton and Jane Lew.

Ceilings should remain high enough to prevent weather related delays out of Pittsburgh International, Cincy and Columbus airports. I do expect a low overcast with rain to create delays much of the day out of Charlotte's Douglass International airport. Likewise, low ceilings will greet pilots flying out of both Yeager and Tri-State airports, but a repeat of Thursday’s heavy fog in unlikely.

For Volunteers making the trip north along I-75 from Knoxville, low clouds atop Jellico Mountain will obscure the Cumberland Plateau below, otherwise it’s a cloud-filled but clear sailing trip to Lexington and then east on I-64 into our region.

I will add the Saturday-Monday travel forecast as time permits this evening.


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