A light snowfall possible tonight across Central Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Snow is likely Thursday night, pulling away quickly Friday morning.

There’s now a winter weather advisory in effect for the city of Richmond, and western Henrico. A Winter Weather Advisory is issued when the National Weather Service expects winter weather could cause treacherous driving conditions.

Includes Western Henrico and the City of Richmond
Includes Western Henrico and the City of Richmond(NBC12)

This storm will be weaker and not have as much moisture to work with, so we feel confident the snowfall amounts will be less than the last system.

A few inches of accumulation are possible with the highest amounts expected to be north and west of RVA.

We’ve lowered forecast accumulation numbers for areas south and east of Richmond to a coating to 1 inch. These areas will get mainly some light rain.

Rain/Snow line runs right through Richmond.
Rain/Snow line runs right through Richmond.(nbc12)

The most likely time to see snow accumulation will be from midnight tonight through 6am Friday morning.

Download the NBC12 First Alert Weather app for updates on this threat for winter weather.

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