Snow For Some, Rain For OthersMarch 25th, 2014 at 7:08 pm by Tiffany Savona WAVY under Weather
Well…we are seeing a true wintry mix out there this evening. We saw rain for the majority of the afternoon and then reports of a rain/snow mix started coming in around 3-4 PM. Most areas have seen the heavy, wet snow melt on contact since temperatures have been above 32 degrees. However, temperatures are closer to freezing along the Eastern Shore. That is where the highest accumulations will likely be with this storm system. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 2 AM Wednesday for our northern zones (all areas in purple).
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Snow starts tapering off for everyone around midnight except for the Eastern Shore. That is where the snow will stick around the longest.
So how much snow can you expect to see? Latest snow totals map hasn’t changed too much. Highest totals will be from Melfa northward. 1-2 inches possible from Gloucester north to the Northern Neck. The Peninsula and Southside should just see a dusting on grassy areas, cars and decks. Snow shouldn’t stick to the roads here because temperatures should stay above freezing.
Along with the wet weather, we will be watching the increasing wind speeds. Winds will increase out of the north tonight and range from 20-30 mph with gusts up to 40mph. Wind gusts could get as high as 45mph along the coast. Wind speeds will stay up tomorrow morning and then come down a little bit during the afternoon.
Wednesday will be much drier, breezy and chilly with highs around 40°.
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-Meteorologist Tiffany Savona