Forecast: Cold arrives Saturday, winter storm Sunday

First Alert Weather Day Sunday and Monday for potential travel impacts from snow and ice
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 4:14 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 14, 2022 at 10:49 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Cold air arrives Saturday. Watching Sunday winter storm! Winter Storm Watches in effect Sunday for our counties along and west of I-95 for accumulating snow and mixed precipitation.

Friday Overnight: Partly cloudy and cold. Lows in the mid 20s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy and cold. Highs in the low to mid 30s.

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAYS for Sunday and Monday for a winter storm to bring snow, mix and rain.

Sunday: First Alert Weather Day: Cloudy, windy and cold with snow arriving in the morning. A few hours of accumulating snow, then changing over to sleet during the afternoon then mainly rain towards evening. Lows in the mid 20s, highs in the upper 30s. (Precipitation Chance: 90%)

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Snow for Richmond points east: A trace to 2″ plus sleet

Snow for Goochland, Powhatan, Amelia, Lunenburg, Nottoway: 2 to 5″ plus light icing possible. Power outage concern.

Snow for Louisa, Fluvanna, and points west: 5-10″ plus light ice possible. Power outage concern.

Monday: First Alert Weather Day: Few lingering snow showers possible in the early morning as the system exits otherwise decreasing clouds and windy. Lows in the low 30s, highs in the low 40s. (AM Precipitation Chance: 30%)

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Lows in the mid 20s, highs in the low 40s.

Wednesday: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy with a few showers possible. Lows in the mid 20s, highs in the mid 40s. (Precipitation Chance: 30%)

Thursday: Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s, highs in the low 40s. (Precipitation Chance: 30%)

Friday: Mostly sunny. Lows in the low to mid 20s, highs in the upper 30s.

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