RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - After two days of warm temperatures and periodic rain, it will get much colder Wednesday morning with a chance for rain changing to snow.
Wednesday is now a First Alert Weather Day for snow.
Locations with the best chance for seeing a little snow accumulation will include Fluvanna, Powhatan, Goochland, Amelia, Cumberland, Hanover, Louisa, Orange, Spotsylvania, Caroline County, and the Northern Neck. Even in metro Richmond, there could be a brief period of snow.
In those locations, accumulation is most likely on grassy areas with a coating to 1 inch possible. If the snow comes down heavily enough for a brief time, there could be a light coating on roads (but this is unlikely at this point).
The most likely time to see snow will be 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. In Richmond, we expect a light accumulation on grassy surfaces with roads staying wet.
South of I-64, the chance for seeing any snow mixing in at all is much lower.
Temperatures will likely be above freezing Wednesday morning, which is the primary reason we don’t expect much accumulation.
The bottom line is that no significant impacts are expected for drivers during the Wednesday morning commute.
The First Alert Weather Team will keep you posted if anything changes and you can download the NBC12 First Alert Weather App for updates.
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