Fairfax County’s First Snow of 2019 Expected This Weekend
Posted at 2:30 p.m.
It seems more certain that we’re in for our first snow of 2019 this weekend.
The National Weather Service forecast for Fairfax County is for 3-4 inches, with snow moving into the area most likely after 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Throughout Saturday we should see light snow with about ½” on the ground by nightfall. Temperatures tomorrow will be in the low to mid 30s with calm winds. As the evening progresses, we will begin to see a steadier snowfall with an additional 2-4” overnight. Temperatures will be in the upper 20s with a light wind of 5 mph.
On Sunday, snow continues and will taper off and move out of the area around by 1 p.m. Temperatures will be in the low to mid 30s with winds of 5-8 mph. There could be some additional snow showers later Sunday and into the evening, however, no additional accumulation is expected.
Enjoy the first snowfall of the new year … and stay safe if you must venture out! And remember, if you have a police, fire or medical emergency, call (or text) 9-1-1. For non-emergency needs, call 703-691-2131.