HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — A blizzard warning was issued Friday afternoon by the National Weather Service for some Hampton Roads cities.
The blizzard warning is in effect until 10 p.m. Saturday for Chesapeake, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach.
A winter storm warning was issued Friday morning for all of Hampton Roads and northeast North Carolina. It includes areas as far south as Camden County, and stretches on up through much of the Peninsula and Eastern Shore.
Accumulation totals are expected to be widespread and between 4 inches and 10 inches across the Hampton Roads area, with temperatures in the 20s and 30s.
Areas in northeast North Carolina could possibly see more than 10 inches of snow.
Road conditions are expected to be hazardous due to snow covering the roads and reduced visibility.
Governor Terry McAuliffe on Friday declared a state of emergency for all of the Commonwealth ahead of the weekend’s winter weather.
Local cities and officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation say they are ready for this weekend’s expected winter storm.
VDOT began pretreating roads Friday. Paula Miller with VDOT noted Wednesday the state’s salt and sand supplies are full.
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