Impressive snow, here’s where…

Mid-evening update this Thursday, 24 hours or thereabouts before the storm starts rolling in.

Impressive winter storm for December, and one to be remembered in many quarters of Virginia.  All areas except Tidewater can expect accumulating snow in varying degrees.

The complicating factor for metro Richmond and points east of I-95 will be potential sleet mixing with snow, which would depress totals significantly.  Western portions of the metro area will see more snow, with a rapid increase in totals traveling west.

Stay tuned.

*Jim Duncan


10 Responses to Impressive snow, here’s where…

  1. Thanks, Copenhagen! (Seems like the more global warnming and greehouse gases are in the news, the more blizzards occur.)

  2. opusdog says:

    well, so much for the global warming scam

  3. WeatherNut says:

    The world has gone crazy! Just got an email from my brother in England who says he’s getting big snow right now in a town that never normally gets snow!

    Is it all leading up to 2012?

  4. CCPSTeacher says:

    I’ll be missing the snow 😦 Heading to NY for the weekend with the family tomorrow morning. Any chances of snow Saturday in the City? 🙂

  5. Rusty T says:

    Am I crazy, or does the 00:00 UTC seem to trend a little colder with RIC and points W staying below 32F aloft through the entire event(i.e. – less chance of mixing with sleet overnight)? If I’m right, is this an outlier model or are the latest runs of the others trending that way as well? All the hard work is much appreciated!

  6. Phil Riggan says:

    Don’t forget to load your photos to Send it to 12!

  7. nbc12weather says:

    The line where the heaviest accumulations occur will fall roughly along I-95 within 20-30 miles and to the west. Cannot really predict how that aligns until tomorrow.

  8. Mighty Dyckerson says:

    Let us know when it’s time to hunker down!

  9. Wayne says:

    I too would like to know the answer to this question. I live in west Chesterfield, actually, the same neighborhood as Tom P. Are we far enough west to see the greater snow fall?

  10. kristinrosemoon says:

    When you say western parts of the metro area, how far west are we talking? Like Chesterfield or further than that??

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