Heads up, Southside: Snow in the forecast for Saturday night

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WAKEFIELD – After the second-warmest record February on record, snow is back in the forecast according to the National Weather Service.

With the current forecast model, there’s a 70 percent chance of snow this weekend, though meteorologist Mike Rusnak said it was still too early to say how much snow may fall.

A western cold front heading for the region could bring snow along with it starting as early as Saturday night. Overnight, Rusnak said the flurries would likely turn into a mix of sleet and rain, ending around noon on Sunday.

High temperatures on Sunday will be in the low to mid-40s, which will likely melt any accumulated snow on the ground, Rusnak said.

Poulter can be reached at amy@localvoicemedia.com

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Amy Poulter has lived in more than a dozen cities – including New York, San Antonio, Austin, Orlando and Jersey City – but she was born right here in the Southside. Amy graduated from Old Dominion University and worked for The Virginian-Pilot and Princess Anne Independent News before joining Southside Daily. Before working as a multimedia journalist, she was a professional chef and musician. In her free time, Amy enjoys listening to music, reading, spending time at the beach and chasing her two pups around the park.