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Posted on: January 26, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Rain will transition into snow tonight into Tuesday morning

UPDATE: Jan. 26, 2015 Hampton will see rain on and off today. Snow will start late tonight early tomorrow. Hampton will see around 1-2 inches of snow for this event. The snow will end lateTuesday morning or early Tuesday afternoon. The snow could cause issues commuting Tuesday morning. Winds will be sustained at 15-20mph with gusts of 30-40mph. The temperature today will be 40 degrees and near freezing tonight. Tomorrow will be around 30 degrees.

The Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather and provide updates, as warranted.

Jan. 26, 2015 Rain will continue to push across the area today, and a transition to snow is still anticipated tonight/early Tuesday morning. Snow amounts have been cut back slightly on the high end, but between 2-4" of snow is expected over the Lower Maryland Eastern Shore late tonight Through Tuesday morning, with lesser amounts averaging 1-2 inches across eastern and central Virginia, including the Richmond and Norfolk/Tidewater areas. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for much of our area for tonight through Tuesday morning. A north to eventually northwest wind of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph is expected along the Atlantic Coast Tonight through Tuesday night.

Sewells Point could see higher than predicted tides Tuesday – Wednesday morning of 4.25 ft. Hampton to will see little to no tidal flooding at these predicted tide levels.

The Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the storm and provide updates, as warranted.

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