Updated at 5:22 p.m. — Latest NWS bulletin increases forecast snowfall accumulation from 1 to 4 inches to 2 to 5 inches. Heaviest snowfall expected along immediate coast.
At 11 a.m. Saturday the National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory in regard to a storm forecast to move through the area beginning in the afternoon hours. Snowfall may be heavy at times in the late afternoon and evening hours of Saturday, with a total accumulation of 1 to 4 inches, according to the NWS bulletin. The Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight.
Wind is not forecast to be a factor in this storm, with wind speeds forecast at 5 to 10 mph out of the northeast.
The Lincoln County News will continue to follow the progress of this event and post any additional information here as soon as it is obtained.