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East Coast winter storm forecast to impact Thanksgiving holiday travel

A storm system will develop off the coast of the Carolinas early Wednesday and strengthen as it moves rapidly up the East Coast Wednesday into early Thursday. Heavy snow is likely to begin in the central Appalachians early Wednesday morning, spreading northeast through the interior Mid-Atlantic into New England by Wednesday night. Winter Storm Watches are in effect for these areas.
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2 Miles SW Richmond VA

7 Day Forecast

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 54 °F

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 62 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain

Low: 39 °F

Wednesday

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain/Snow

High: 41 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 31 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 44 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 27 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 44 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 39. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Rain before 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow. High near 41. North wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Thanksgiving Day A chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 44.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 54.