A winter weather advisory is possible, forecasters said. Two to six inches of rain is forecast over the mountains.
Snowfall accumulations are, as typical, especially for this time of year, very tentative to project and likely to be quite variable around our region.
The current forecast calls 4-6 inches across most of Northern Virginia, with 3-4 inches in Fredericksburg.
The pattern isn't changing any time soon, and forecasters are eyeing another potential storm this weekend, he said.
The weather models are mostly in agreement as it gets closer that the storm won't be a major one.
Plan on hard travel conditions.
As for when the storm arrives, the weather service predicts that the precipitation from the storm will start in southwestern CT and Nantucket around 5 a.m. Wednesday before hitting southeastern MA around 7 or 8 a.m. Anywhere from a dusting to around 2 inches snow.More news: American Idol Auditions Continue with High Notes and Tears
How strong of wind gusts? .
Wednesday Snow and sleet, becoming all snow after 1 p.m.
There's little doubt in my mind now that we're going to see a "hit" from this second Wednesday storm. "A combination of the heavy wet snow and wind gusts of 25 to 40 miles per hour could bring down tree limbs and power lines, creating power outages". New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
There are two systems making their way toward the northeast, but only one will pack a real punch.
This will provide a quick break in the action on Tuesday.
A winter storm watch has been issued for parts of central Pennsylvania, according to the National Weather Service. Follow him on Facebook or Twitter for the latest forecast and realtime weather updates.