First Alert: Tracking multiple rain chances and wintry mix potential early Wednesday

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First Alert: Tracking multiple rain chances and wintry mix potential early Wednesday
Snow, rain, and ice potential will threaten central Virginia beginning this weekend.

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Rain returns Sunday afternoon, and that’s the first of several chances for rain over the next seven days in Central Virginia. There may be a chance for a brief wintry mix too.

The next round of rain begins in Richmond Sunday afternoon with a chance for a wintry mix well northwest of RVA near Charlottesville. Rain from that storm should end early Monday morning.

A bigger storm threatens late Tuesday night and Wednesday, which will definitely bring more rain, but could begin as a period of snow, sleet. and/or freezing rain. That’s why Wednesday is a First Alert Weather Day.

The wintry mix potential could impact the Wednesday morning commute as the threat for snow or ice may persist into mid-morning.

The Wednesday morning wintry mix could continue until mid-morning before a changeover to rain.
The Wednesday morning wintry mix could continue until mid-morning before a changeover to rain.

It’s possible Central Virginia, including Richmond, could receive a couple inches of snow accumulation before the wintry mix changes over to rain by Wednesday afternoon.

Any wintry mix potential is expected to changeover to plain rain by Wednesday afternoon.
Any wintry mix potential is expected to changeover to plain rain by Wednesday afternoon.

Additional round of rain are likely for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday this week.

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