The latest information from NOAA/NWS in Wakefiled, Virginia:
It is still looking likely that portions of the region receive light snow accumulations Monday afternoon through Monday evening. Winter Weather Advisories have been issued for western portions of the region where there is the highest likelihood of up to 2 inches of snow accumulation.
What to expect:
- Majority of the precipitation starts after sunrise and overspreads the region from north to south.
- Mainly rain is expected at the onset of the event, mixing with and changing to sleet/snow from west to east beginning late Monday morning.
- The highest potential for accumulating snow will be during the afternoon through the evening, potentially impacting the evening commute.
- Accumulations will generally be minor, up to a slushy inch along the I-95 corridor with 1-2 inches west and lesser amounts east.
- Temperatures will remain above freezing during the event, highs will top out in the upper 30s northwest to mid 40s southeast.
- Temperatures fall slightly below freezing for many areas early Tuesday morning (near 30 degrees).
- Mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 40s on Tuesday.
- Winter Weather Advisory for the Western Piedmont 8 am to 6 pm EDT Monday.
- Gale Warnings for the Coastal Waters/Lower Bay Monday evening through Tuesday morning. Northeast winds may gust to 45 knots at times late Monday into Monday night.
- Small Craft Advisories for the remainder of the waters Monday through Tuesday. Northeast winds may gust to 30 knots at times late Monday into Monday night.