Winter storm with snow to hit our area Sunday

The National Weather Service in Wakefiled VA has released a hazardous weather warning for our area for the period Sunday, Jan 16, through early Monday, Jan 17.  Our area is on the edge of rain/freezing rain and snow.  The forecast will become more firm by late Friday.

This hazardous weather warning was issued early Thursday, Jan 13.

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Wakefield VA 253 AM EST Thu Jan 13 2022 MDZ021>025-NCZ012-VAZ048-060>062-064>069-075>090-092-099-509>522- 140800- 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-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- 253 AM EST Thu Jan 13 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…Today and tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday. Low pressure will likely bring wintry precipitation to most of the area Sunday into early Monday. However, confidence in the exact details of this system remains low at this time. Please continue to monitor the latest forecasts through the end of the week.

The NWS-Wakefield issued this map.  We are in the area of rain and freezing rain, however, as the storm moves, our forecast will change.







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