Here it comes ... the winter weather many in the Shenandoah Valley have avoided so far this year. Snow, ice, and freezing rain are already falling up and down the Valley ... and numerous public school systems have already announced they will be closed today including Augusta County, Staunton City, Waynesboro City, and Blue Ridge Community College as well as Grace Christian School.
Students were already preparing for a day off as friends piled in at a Lee High School student's house Monday evening to spend the night. They were hoping for the winter weather to close schools ... and they got their wish.
WHSV TV-3 out of Harrisonburg is issuing a weather alert to viewers: "WINTER STORM WARNING is now in effect ... Expect up to 5" of snow with an ice glaze." The weather warning runs until 6 pm Wednesday. Be safe out there....