The National Weather Service Office in Wakefield VA has issued a hazardous weather alert for our area for the period late Sunday night through Monday morning as rainfall expected Sunday will change to snow late Monday night with accumulation ranging from dusting to one inch. The freezing weather accompanying precipitation will cause hazardous driving conditions Sunday night through Monday noon.
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Wakefield VA 333 PM EST Sat Jan 1 2022 MDZ021>025-NCZ012-VAZ048-060>062-064>069-075>090-092-093-096-099-100- 509>525-022045- Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-Inland Worcester-Maryland Beaches- Northampton-Fluvanna-Prince Edward-Cumberland-Goochland-Caroline- Mecklenburg-Lunenburg-Nottoway-Amelia-Powhatan-Westmoreland-Richmond- Northumberland-Lancaster-Brunswick-Dinwiddie-Prince George- Charles City-New Kent-Gloucester-Middlesex-Mathews-Greensville- Sussex-Surry-James City-Southampton-Isle of Wight-Suffolk-Accomack- Western Louisa-Eastern Louisa-Western Hanover-Eastern Hanover- Western Chesterfield-Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)- Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)-Eastern Henrico- Western King William-Eastern King William-Western King and Queen- Eastern King and Queen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-York-Newport News- Hampton/Poquoson- 333 PM EST Sat Jan 1 2022 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast North Carolina, central Virginia, east central Virginia, eastern Virginia, north central Virginia, south central Virginia and southeast Virginia. .DAY ONE...Tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday. A changeover to a rain/snow mix or all snow is possible late Sunday night through Monday morning as a low pressure system moves away from the area and colder air filters in. Accumulations of an inch or less can primarily on grassy and elevated surfaces. Snow may be falling during morning rush hour traffic.
In Northumberland County, VDOT should have the main roads — Highways 360 and 200 — sanded while secondary roads may not have been touched.
Watch Richmond TV and listen to local radio — WRAR-FM 105.5 — for up-to-date weather information.