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Winter weather forecast: Historic Triangle expected to get 2-4 inches of snow

Residents in the Historic Triangle can expect anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of snow on Friday morning. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Unsplash)

Residents in the Historic Triangle might want to bundle up come Friday morning.

The National Weather Service Wakefield office predicts anywhere from 2-4 inches of snow with temperatures around 30 degrees.

“That’s what we expect right now,” said Mike Rusnak, meteorologist at the NWS Wakefield office, adding the forecast could vary depending on the temperature.

On Thursday evening around 8-9 p.m. residents can expect a cold, wintry mix and temperatures around 30 degrees through Friday morning, he added.

Rusnak noted temperatures will stay below freezing on Friday morning through noon and people should prepare for the 2-4 inches of snowfall and a light accumulation of ice up to a tenth of an inch.

In other words, Rusnak said to prepare for “hazardous driving conditions.”

“Temperatures rise to about the mid-30s, but that’s about it,” he said about the Friday afternoon snowy forecast. “It [the snow] will taper off to some freezing rain or freezing drizzle Friday afternoon.”

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Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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