FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Winter Weather Advisory in effect west of Richmond

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Winter Weather Advisory in effect west of Richmond

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Winter Weather Advisory in effect west of Richmond

A slight chance of rain and snow is in the forecast for Tuesday morning, becoming a 70 percent chance of snow at night. While the majority of the precipitation will be rain, it will start as a wintry mix for parts of the viewing area.

Basically, the weather service warns that while temperatures may creep above freezing Sunday morning, ice may still form on the ground.

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Andrew Freiden will have updates throughout the morning Sunday on NBC12.

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The snow is expected to turn to rain Wednesday afternoon as the temperature reaches a high of 40 degrees, according to forecasters. It would only last a few hours, then all rain would take over by around 10 AM.

Travelers through these areas will need to be prepared for slippery road conditions. Temperatures are expected to hover around freezing during the daytime with a high of 34 degrees. Monday is cooler with a high of only 39 degrees.

Highs climb to the mid 50s in Denver on Monday with another round of snow moving in Monday night through Tuesday. Forecasters said periods of light snow will become steadier and heavier Sunday afternoon and by late evening 3 to 6 inches will accumulate.

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