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Snow Today...Extreme Cold Tonight

A cold front will continue to drift south across the region through
this morning with precipitation continuing until this evening. High
pressure builds overhead Friday...then settles over the southeastern
states this weekend through the midweek.


Here's the WSVA Forecast


A Winter Storm Warning until 7 p.m.

Today: Snow accumulating 4 to 8 inches in the central valley, 6 to 10 in the northern valley and 3 to 6 in Augusta and Rockbridge County. High 28. Winds north 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Clearing skies. Low 1 to 5 above with wind chill values at 6 below. Winds north 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Increasing clouds with a high of 29. Winds northeast at 5 to 10 mph. Morning wind chill values as low as 12 below zero.

Friday night: Becoming partly cloudy. Low 15.

Saturday: Partly sunny. High 42. Morning wind chill near zero.

Saturday night: Clouds. Low 25.

Sunday: Partly Sunny. High 50.

Monday – Wednesday: Partly Sunny with highs in the 50's and lows near 30.
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A Mix Tonight...Heavy Snow Thursday

With warm air over us this evening we should see a mix of precipitation for most of tonight before a cold front really takes control on Thursday, changing all of the precipitation to snow. Once the change takes place, probably between 6 and 9 a.m. Thursday morning, we can expect heavy snow for most of the day before it ends late afternoon or early evening.

Snow fall predictions right now.
Shenandoah, Frederick, Warren, Grant, Hardy, Pendleton, Highland – 6 to 10 inches
Southern Shenandoah, Rockingham, Western Augusta, most of Page – 4 to 8 inches
Central and Eastern Augusta and areas south – 4 to 8 inches

Here's the WSVA Forecast

A WINTER STORM WARNING FROM 10 P.M. TONIGHT UNTIL 7 P.M. THURSDAY
Tonight: Rain, freezing rain and sleet changing to snow and sleet in the early hours of Thursday with snow and sleet accumulating from 1 to 3 inches. Low 28.
Thursday: Snow, heavy at times, accumulation 5 to 10 inches throughout the valley, temperatures staying in the upper 20's to near 30.
Thursday night: A chance of snow early, then partly cloudy. Low 1 to 5 above.
Friday: Mostly Sunny. High 28.
Friday Night: Partly Cloudy. Low 10.
Saturday: Mostly Sunny. High 40.
Sunday: Mostly Sunny. High 45.
Monday: Mostly Sunny. High 52.
Tuesday: Sunny. High 55.
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WINTER STORM WARNING THURSDAY

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THURSDAY

A cold front will move into the region Wednesday night and slowly cross through Thursday. This system will bring a lot of moisture with it and as cold air filters in rain is expected to chance to snow and continue heavy at times Thursday. High pressure builds overhead Friday...then persists through the weekend with milder temperatures arriving for the weekend.

Here's the WSVA Forecast
Today: Occasional rain. Highs around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Tonight: Rain and freezing rain in the evening...then sleet... Snow...rain and freezing rain after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation around an inch. Ice accumulation around a trace. Low 28. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Thursday: Snow. Total snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches with more to the north of Harrisonburg. Cooler with highs around 30. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.

SNOW FALL PREDICTIONS BY AREA
Mount Jackson north 8 to 10 inches
Southern Shenandoah, Rockingham & Western Augusta 6 to 8 inches
Southeastern Rockingham, Central and Southern Augusta 4 to 6 inches

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Much colder with lows 1 to 7 above. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 30. North winds around 5 mph...becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Cold with lows around 10 above.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Wind chill values as low as zero.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

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WINTER STORM WARNING THURSDAY

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 10 PM this evening to 7 PM
EST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect
from 10 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Thursday.

* Accumulations... snow 6 to 10 inches... along with a trace of ice.

* Locations... central Maryland to north-central Virginia.

* Hazard types... wintry mix late this evening... then snow... heavy
at times.

* Timing... rain changes to wintry mix late this evening then all
snow through Thursday. Snow heaviest late tonight through early
Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... roads will be snow covered with visibility reduced to
near one-quarter mile at times. Traveling will be dangerous.

* Winds... north 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

* Temperatures... low 30s... dropping into the mid 20s Thursday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
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Heavy Snow Possible Wednesday Night & Thursday Morning

Winter Storm Watch for Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. Rain is expected to change to snow Wednesday evening and continue, heavy at times into Thursday morning.
Snow accumulation will depend a lot on timing as cold air will filter in late Wednesday. How quickly that happens will depend on the amount of snow parts of the valley will see. The colder air is expected to arrive in the northern valley first and drop south and east over the central and southern valley as the evening progresses. This means areas like Winchester and Woodstock may see a half foot of snow or more while further south in Harrisonburg and Staunton less snow will fall. Areas like Greenville and Lexington on the may see only a few inches of snow or just rain.

Here's the WSVA Forecast

Tonight: Rain likely with temperatures climbing from the 30's into the 40's toward morning. Winds south west at 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts possible.

Wednesday: A mild day with rain possible. High 50. Total rainfall around one quarter of an inch.

Wednesday Night: Rain changing first to sleet and then to snow. Low 28.

Snow accumulating 1 – 3 inches overnight in Rockingham County, 3 to 4 inches in Shenandoah, 1 inch in Augusta County.

Thursday: Snow continuing during the morning, heavy at times. Several additional inches possible.
Total accumulations 6 to 10 inches for Shenandoah County north, 5 to 8 inches in Rockingham, Highland,
Pendleton, Hardy and Grant County and 4 to 6 inches in Augusta and Page County.

Thursday night: Clearing skies and very cold. Low near zero with wind chills 5 to 10 below zero.

Friday: Sunny and 30.

Saturday & Sunday: Sunny with highs 45 to near 50 on Sunday
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Winter Weather Advisory Today

High pressure will persist over the area this morning. A warm front
will lift through the area this afternoon and evening. A cold front
will move into the region Wednesday followed by high pressure for
Thursday lasting into the weekend.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TODAY UNTIL 7 P.M.

Here's the WSVA Forecast


Today: Snow and sleet likely in the morning...then freezing rain and sleet in the afternoon.
Little or no snow and sleet accumulation. Ice accumulation of up to a tenth of an inch.
Highs in the upper 30s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Tonight: Rain likely...mainly after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Temperature rising
into the mid 40s after midnight. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Chance of rain 70 percent.

Wednesday: Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain
90 percent.

Wednesday Night: Rain and snow. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Thursday: Snow accumulating 4 to 6 inches from Rockingham County with 3 to 4 inches
for southern Augusta County. Cooler with highs in the upper 20s. Chance of snow 90 percent.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Much colder with lows around zero. Wind chill values
as low as 10 below.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Cold with lows around 15.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
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Winter Weather Advisory Tuesday

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7 am to 7 PM EST
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow... sleet and freezing
rain... which is in effect from 7 am to 7 PM EST Tuesday.

* Locations... eastern West Virginia... western Maryland and western
Virginia

* hazard types... a wintry mix of snow... sleet and freezing rain.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of up to 1 inch... along with
around a trace of ice.

* Timing... Tuesday morning through early Tuesday evening.

* Impacts... roads will be snow and ice covered. Travelling will
be dangerous.

* Winds... south 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Temperatures... in the upper 20s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.
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Another Snow Storm?

A little snow Tuesday morning but the bigger question may be what type of precipitation could be headed our way on Thursday. With a strong cold front heading our way late Wednesday and abundant moisture in the area, depending on the timing of the cold air, we may be in for an accumulating snow on Thursday. How much snow????? Good question and a lot depends on how quickly the cold air arrives. If it slows we may see more rain than anything else but if the cold air arrives first we might be seeing several inches of snow during the day and Thursday night. Stay tuned to WSVA on air and online for the latest.

Here's the WSVA Forecast for March 2, 2015
This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 8 to 11 mph.

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

Tuesday: A chance of snow and sleet before 1pm, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet between 1pm and 4pm, then rain or freezing rain likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. South wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

Tuesday Night: Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: Rain likely before 1am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Several inches of snow may occur. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 36.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

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Sunny Today

A cold front will push east of the area today. Temperatures will drop as this front
moves over us. High pressure then will build in through Tuesday.
A warm front will cross the area Tuesday night. A strong cold front will cross the
region late Wednesday as cold high pressure builds in for Thursday and
continues into the weekend.

Here's the WSVA Forecast for Monday, March 2, 2015

Today: Sunny. High 45 this morning with temperatures dropping into the
upper 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 with higher gusts possible.

Tonight: Becoming cloudy. Low 25.

Tuesday: Snow and sleet changing to rain. High 38.

Tuesday night: Rain. Low 35.

Wednesday: Showers possible. High 55.

Thursday: A chance of snow or rain. Cooler. High 32.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy and cold. Low 10.
Wind chill near zero.

Friday: Sunny. High 35.

Saturday & Sunday: Sunny with highs 45 to 50.
Lows in the 20s.
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A Mix of Snow, Sleet & Freezing Rain Today

High pressure will move east early today as an upper level
disturbance approaches from the west. Moisture will overspread the
region today creating a wintry mix. A cold front will cross the
area tonight. High pressure builds on Monday and continues
through Tuesday. A warm front will cross the area Tuesday night.
Then a strong cold front will cross the region late Wednesday as
cold high pressure builds in for Thursday and continues into the
weekend.

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... portions of northern and central Virginia... the
Potomac Highlands and the central Shenandoah Valley.

* Hazard types... snow... sleet... and freezing rain.

* Accumulations... a coating to an inch of snow and sleet. Ice
accumulation around one tenth of an inch.

* Timing... snow will begin between 4 am and 7 am this morning.
Snow will change to sleet and freezing rain between 10 am and 1
PM. Precipitation will end as freezing rain late this afternoon
and evening.

Here's the WSVA Forecast

Today:
Snow and sleet before noon, then rain or freezing rain between noon and 4pm,
then freezing rain likely after 4pm. High near 32. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation
is 80%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total daytime snow
and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tonight: A chance of rain or freezing rain before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind
6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Monday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. North wind around 6 mph becoming
calm in the evening.

Tuesday: A chance of snow and sleet before 1pm, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a
high near 39. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of
precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 44.


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