Snow and Ice Maps for Saturday’s Wintry Mix

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Snow should break out during the pre-dawn hours on Saturday and then change over to a mix of sleet and freezing rain during the day.  The precipitation amounts will be light but extreme northern Virginia and northern Maryland fare the best chance at receiving one to three inches of snow before the change over to sleet and freezing rain.

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Ice will be the most menacing aspect of this storm with the north-central Shenandoah Valley and sheltered valleys east of the Blue Ridge possibly picking up to a quarter of an inch of ice.  I won’t be shocked to see Winter Storm Watches issued for these areas during the overnight hours.

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