UPDATED: Severe weather possible overnight; tornado watch until 2 a.m.

A strong cold front responsible for severe thunderstorms across 10 states is making its way toward Virginia. There’s a slight risk for severe thunderstorms tonight and strong winds capable of damaging homes and other property.

More snow in store later today; Winter Weather Advisory in effect at 1pm

A quick round of 1-2” of snow will arrive later this afternoon, making for a complicated evening commute.

UPDATED: Snow covers much of central Virginia; leaves thousands without power

Nearly two inches of snow blanketed most of central Virginia on Thursday, leading to some isolated power outages and widespread enjoyment of a four-day weekend.

UPDATED: What happened to this past weekend’s forecasted temperatures?

So, about that temperature forecast for this weekend…what happened? The short answer: the wedge always wins. This one had forecasters from Richmond to New York City fooled.

The week ahead: Warmer temperatures ahead, a drought update, and a look back at 2012

While this weekend remains cool, we’re looking at a pretty healthy warmup – along with some rain – by later next week.

The week ahead: want to wash your hair with snow? You’re going to have to wait a little longer.

Despite the wishes and hopes of many, Richmond has failed to tally any official snowfall yet this season. If you’re hoping for some soon, you’re going to have to wait a little longer.

UPDATED: Boxing Day: afternoon severe storms possible

A strong Christmas Day storm has created blizzard-like conditions across parts of the south and spawned multiple tornadoes near the Gulf Coast. This storm moves into the mid-Atlantic on Wednesday; here’s what to expect.

The week ahead: The temps, they are a-changin’

We’re kicking off the holidays right – with a lesson in satellite meteorology. The wind will do its best “annoying Aunt Nancy” impression for one more day before conditions become a bit more mild for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Got post-Christmas travel plans? Keep an eye on the forecast – things could get messy.

The week ahead: Cooler overall; break out the umbrella Sunday

We’ve fallen into a very interesting pattern over the last three weeks. Would you believe it’s been an average of nearly 20 degrees warmer over the last three Mondays compared to the last three Thursdays?

The week ahead: warm this weekend, then colder again

It’s a repeat of last weekend – we’re going to make another run at 70 degrees both Saturday and Sunday. The warm weather is short-lived, unfortunately; we’ll be back to December-like temperatures by the middle of next week.

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