CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Schools are closed across West Virginia and motorists are being warned about potentially dangerous travel conditions as a winter storm barrels through the state.
Winter storm warnings are in effect for most of the state through Thursday evening.
The National Weather Service says up to 15 inches of snow could fall along higher elevations and a foot is possible in the Eastern Panhandle. Up to 10 inches are forecast elsewhere in the warning area.
School systems in 48 of the state's 55 counties are closed Thursday.
In the Eastern Panhandle, Shepherd University and Blue Ridge Community Technical College are closed, along with Jefferson County government offices and Martinsburg City Hall.