Eastern shore receives Blizzard Warning ahead of Winter storm

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Posted at 8:05 AM, Jan 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-28 09:24:08-05

As we brace ourselves for another round of January snow, some warnings have been issued to alert residents of what may come.

A Blizzard Warning is in effect for the Eastern Shore area including Accomack and Northampton counties.

According to the National Weather Service, Blizzard Warnings are issued for winter storms with sustained or frequent winds of 35 mph or higher with considerable falling and/or blowing snow that frequently reduces visibility to 1/4 of a mile or less. These conditions are expected to prevail for a minimum of three hours.

Other warnings and advisories are in place as well for our region.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Hampton, Poquoson, York, Gloucester, Mathews, and Currituck.

A Winter Weather Advisory has also been issued for inland locations and the Outer Banks.

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