Another band of snow will move into the region tonight. That plus temperatures into the lower 20s will create slick spots across the mountains. Additional accumulation of up to a half inch is possible in the valleys, while up to an additional inch is possible on the ridges. While significant snow is not expected, we have issued a Severe Weather Alert Day to keep you informed on possible negative impacts to travel through Tuesday afternoon.
WISE, Va. (WYMT/Bristol Herald Courier) - Four emergency medical service agencies in nearby Southwest Virginia have some new machines, thanks to a local hospital.
The Bristol Herald Courier reports the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute donated EKG machines to the rescue squads in Appalachia and Big Stone Gap along with Friendship and Lifecare ambulance services.
The new machines will allow paramedics to perform scans in the field to send back to the hospital for immediate evaluation.