Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Winter Weather Brief #1 - 2/25 AM

Good morning RVA!
Here is your OEM Weather Brief #1 for the impending snow tonight into Thursday. In addition, the current forecasted total snowfall map and timeline of expected temperatures/snow is located at the end of the brief.

Once the snow begins to fall overnight, the City’s Snow Plowing Status Map will go live and you can access it here:   

  • A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from 7pm tonight until 1pm tomorrow.

Hazard: Snow; currently 3-4 inches is forecasted.

Wind Speed: Winds will remain steady and minimal (under 10ph) through the duration of the storm.

  • Wednesday Night
    • Low: 26
  • Thursday
    • High: 34
    • Low: 18

Timing: Snow is forecasted to begin around 10pm tonight and will begin to exit the area during the early to mid-morning hours of Thursday.

City impact: With the snow falling overnight into the mid-morning hours, there will be high potential for any morning commute issues around and coming into the city – especially on secondary streets. Please take this into consideration for any travel you may need to take tomorrow morning. You can help us keep RVAers safe by checking in on neighbors, especially seniors and those with access and functional needs.


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