NWS predicts 2 to 3 inches upon Ian’s arrival to Mountain Empire
The National Weather Service anticipates the arrival of what’s left of Hurricane Ian to arrive in the Mountain Empire late Friday into early Saturday.
Current forecast models have rainfall totals posted for 2 to 3 inches while the higher terrains could see 4 inches or more during the period. Wind gusts of up to 30 miles per hour could develop.
Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin has already declared a state of emergency for the Commonwealth to trigger response and recovery efforts.
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