2-4 inches of snow projected for Lunenburg weekend storm

Published 3:40 pm Thursday, January 10, 2019

As snow, sleet and freezing rain is likely to approach the Heart of Virginia this weekend, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Wakefield Thursday afternoon issued more approximate snow or sleet projections ahead of the storm.

Probabilistic snowfall estimates between 2-4 inches of snow in Lunenburg County.

There is a slight chance of snow, 20 percent, projected after 1 p.m.

The wintry weather is projected to increase Saturday evening, with chance of precipitation at 90 percent. Snow, sleet and freezing rain is projected. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch is possible.

On Sunday, snow, freezing rain, and sleet is expected before 1 p.m. Freezing rain, possibly mixed with rain and sleet, is likely between 1-4 p.m., then snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely after 4 p.m.  Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Snow and sleet could be a possibility Sunday night before 7 p.m. After 7 p.m., chance of snow and freezing is likely until 1 a.m., where there is a chance of snow after 1 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

The chances of snow or a wintry mix decreases by Monday, with only a 30 percent chance of precipitation or snow before 1 p.m.