Winter storm warning issued as snowfall begins

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect until 10 p.m. this evening. The winter weather advisory is no longer in effect.

What does that mean?

*Snow will increase in coverage and intensity this morning and persist through the afternoon into the early evening hours. Snow will likely become heavy at times.

*Total snowfall accumulations will range from 6 to 10 inches with highest accumulations on grassy areas. Snow will begin to accumulate more efficiently on roadways after 4 p.m.

*The snow will diminish by mid evening. However, temperatures will fall below freezing causing increasingly slick roads.

What to expect:

*Travel will be adversely affected...especially this afternoon and evening.

*There is a chance for a period of heavy wet snow accumulation which may be able to bring down small tree limbs.