2-4 inches of snow projected for Charlotte ahead of weekend storm
Published 3:53 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 Blacksburg Thursday afternoon issued more approximate snow or sleet projections ahead of the storm.
Probabilistic snowfall estimates project between 2-4 inches of snow in Charlotte County, with high-end estimates projecting up to 5 inches.
Saturday will see a slight chance of rain and snow, according to reports from the NWS. Saturday night will see a chance of precipitation rising to 80 percent. A chance of rain and snow is projected before 2 a.m., then snow and sleet. “The sleet could be heavy at times,” the NWS report cited. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is possible.
Snow with possible mix of freezing rain and sleet before is possible Sunday morning, with freezing rain likely after 10 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. There is a chance of snow and freezing rain before 7 p.m. Sunday night, then a chance of freezing rain between 7-10 p.m., then a chance of snow and freezing rain after 10 p.m. Chance of precipitation is lower at 40 percent.
A chance of snow is possible before 1 p.m. Monday, with a chance of rain between 1-2 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.