Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Centreville is expecting up to 11 inches of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Centreville area over the past 3 days. Read more winter storm coverage at Centreville Patch. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Centreville Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Collecting all the information you need for this week's snow storm.
Latest: Another 4 to 8 inches is expected to fall throughout the day today, and less than an inch may fall tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Closed: Fairfax County Public Schools are closed Wednesday due to the winter storm that began moving through the area overnight. Fairfax County courts are closed. County government offices closed at noon, and the library at 11 a.m. Is your meeting cancelled or business closed today? Let everyone know in the comments section. Radar: The latest weather radar from the National Weather Service shows storm clouds heading toward the region. Driving: The Virginia State Police has tips for driving in winter weather. Top of the list is to drive for conditions: slow down in inclement …
Winter storm tracker shows snow's approach.
The image above is from the National Weather Service. More snow storm coverage, also:
Rain is expected to turn to snow overnight Tuesday.
The Centreville area could see as much as a foot of snow, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service. According to the National Weather Service, the area could see anywhere between six to 12 inches of snow. See Weather Channel coverage of the winter storm. Local residents have been preparing for the storm since a winter storm watch was issued early Monday. The current forecast for Centreville calls for rain starting Tuesday afternoon and turning to snow overnight. The snow is expected to continue through Wednesday and is even possible into the early-morning hours Thursday.
Monday, March 4, 2013
National Weather Service issues advisory for fast-approaching winter storm.
The National Weather Services has issued a winter storm watch for Centreville from Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. See Weather Channel coverage of the winter storm. Snow is expected, with more than five inches possible, according to the NWS, with the potential for significant snowfall somewhere within the watch area. That includes most of Northern Virginia, Stafford and Spotyslvania counties, Fredericksburg and beyond. Rain is expected to begin Tuesday and turn to snow Tuesday night, with snow predicted to continue into Wednesday evening, according to the NWS. The weather service warns of difficult driving conditions and potential power outages.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Temperatures will warm up into 40s by Wednesday.
The big chill in Northern Virginia continues through Tuesday night with highs in the 30s on Monday and Tuesday. Expect cloudy skies during the days and a possiblity for snow flurries Monday and Tuesday nights, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will feel much colder Monday. Wind gusts up to 25 mph will continue through Monday afternoon. As a result of the wind, the National Weather Service has issued a Small Craft Advisory until 3 p.m. Monday that includes the Potomac River. This means that wind speeds of 18 to 33 knots are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions for small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid boating in these conditions. Here are the daily …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The storm watch begins Thursday morning.
Update 2:30 p.m. Thursday: The Winter Weather Advisory for the Washington area has been canceled. -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather storm watch for the Fairfax County area which will be in effect Thursday morning until late Thursday night. Heavy snow is expected during this time, accumulating to an estimated five inches. Snow may mix with rain earlier in the day and will become heavier throughout the afternoon. Snowfall is expected to end Thursday night. Temperatures will be in the lower 30s, and winds are expected to be northwest 5 to 10 mph and gusts up to 20 mph. Roads may become slick and covered in snow, especially during the evening rush hour. According to NWS, a winter storm watch means there is a potential…
Monday, November 26, 2012
El Niño didn't really form, making predictions difficult for meteorlogists.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Beth Lawton
Monday, November 26, 2012
This week’s forecast calls for a potential "wintry mix" north and west of the city, but the relatively early snowfall doesn't indicate anything for the winter weeks ahead, according to forecasters. Some meteorologists are calling for an “average” winter in terms of snowfall, but some say there could be higher-than-average amounts of the white stuff. “During an El Niño winter we can see some heavy snows and some cool temperatures here in the mid-Atlantic," ABC7 meteorologist Matt Stinneford told WTOP. "However, as we got further into fall, it became apparent that an El Niño was not going to develop." NOAA’s Mike Halpert told the Capital Weather Gang in October, “This is one of the most challenging outlooks we’ve produced in recent years …