First Alert: Much colder weather a sure thing, Chilly rain on Saturday

A return to cold is virtually guaranteed but it now looks like most of us won’t see snow Saturday.

A little snow possible Saturday morning

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A return to colder wintertime temperatures is a virtual guarantee later , and what appeared to be a chance for some wintry precipitation early Saturday now looks like just a slower arrival of mainly rain. There could be a brief shot of snow or sleet Saturday morning but if it happens, we think it’s going to be little or no impact on roads.

Both the European and GFS models are now indicating mainly rain

High temperatures may not get out of the 30s and 40s for most of next week.

Regardless of whether or not we see snow , it will turn sharply colder late this week into the following week as a dip in the jet stream allows colder air to surge south out of Canada.
Regardless of whether or not we see snow , it will turn sharply colder late this week into the following week as a dip in the jet stream allows colder air to surge south out of Canada. (Source: WWBT)

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