Snow? Oh, no!

A wet blanket of snow could fall over large portions of Tidewater and the Northern Neck Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

The snow — which would be the first of the season — will be created by a low-pressure system moving northeast just off the Mid Atlantic Friday and Saturday. Rain will turn into snow Friday evening as temperatures dip into the low 30s, according to meteorologists.

The National Weather Service predicts less than an inch of snow will fall Friday evening and Saturday. Roads will likely remain wet without freezing.

Here is the forecast into early next week:

Thursday evening: Cloudy, with a low around 35. Light and variable wind.

Friday: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday evening: A chance of rain and snow before 10 p.m., then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Saturday: A chance of rain before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday evening: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

Sunday evening: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

Monday evening: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

— Source: National Weather Service

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