by Sarah Craighead Dedmon
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for central and coastal Washington County due to a storm predicted to drop between 8 and 11 inches of snow starting Friday, Jan. 7 at 7 a.m. The warning will expire Saturday at 1 a.m. Winds gusting up to 45 mph will lead to significant blowing and drifting snow, especially during the afternoon and evening. White-out conditions are possible at times. High winds could cause tree damage and lead to scattered power outages.