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Valley under Blizzard Warning for Saturday

Heavy snowfall, dangerous winds in forecast

Staff Report
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The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for the Central Shenandoah Valley beginning 6 a.m. Saturday through 6 p.m. Saturday.

The Blizzard Warning means heavy snow accumulations with sustained winds of 15 to 25 mph and gusts to 40 mph.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 6 a.m. Saturday and again from 6 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday.

Reports as of midnight Saturday have snow accumulations in the area of a foot.

Another foot to two feet is possible before the end of the storm.

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