Winter weather advisory issued

Published 11:09 am Thursday, January 17, 2013

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the city of Suffolk and surrounding localities.

The weather service is predicting that rain will change to snow around 10 p.m. Thursday and begin to accumulate, bringing 1 to 2 inches of accumulation in Suffolk.

The snow will be heavy at times and create hazardous driving conditions, according to the advisory.

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In the event of significant accumulations of snow or ice, the Suffolk News-Herald office at 130 S. Saratoga St. in downtown Suffolk will open at 10 a.m. on Friday.