Brief winter weather to stay north, west of Richmond

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Central Virginia is at the beginning of a long batch of rain that could last until late Wednesday.

The temperature will stay several degrees above freezing over the metro Richmond. Any precipitation will fall in the form of rain.

Western Hanover and Goochland may see a very brief period of freezing rain or sleet this morning but it's not likely to cause any travel trouble spots.

Areas from Louisa and Fluvanna Counties to the west, and from Caroline County to the north, could see a mix of freezing rain and sleet this morning, then mainly rain.

Areas farther to the west, such as Albemarle and Nelson Counties may see an extended period of freezing rain and sleet that could last much of the day. Those areas are under Winter Weather Advisories until 11 p.m.

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