WEST VIRGINIA (LOOTPRESS) – A historic late-season snowstorm impacted the higher elevations of the West Virginia mountains over the past several days, breaking all-time May snowfall records, as a large disturbance stalled/spun north of the region.
Snowfall amounts up to 16″ were reported at elevations above 4,000 feet in Pocahontas and Randolph counties, with amounts steadily decreasing at lower mountain elevations.
Most accumulating snowfall occurred at elevations near/above 3,000 feet.
The highest snowfall total reported was 20.3″ near Davis, WV, which is just outside of the NWS Charleston forecast area.
This total shattered the former largest May snowstorm on record for the state of West Virginia by over 8″.