- Last Updated on 07:53 AM 12/06/13
- BY The Gazette-Virginian
It’s an incredible weekend weather forecast.
Bone-chilling precipitation is predicted to fall Sunday following on the heels of balmy 70 degree temps earlier in the weekend.
Predictions say Halifax County may experience chilly, rainy conditions over the weekend with the possibility of freezing rain in some areas on Sunday.
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for North Central North Carolina and South Central Virginia.
Areas included are Rockingham, Caswell, Henry, Pittsylvania, Halifax and Charlotte counties.
The Hazardous Weather Outlook states a period of freezing rain could occur late Saturday night into Sunday morning.
These possible conditions come as the result of a winter storm that the Midwest and West are already facing.
According to the Weather Channel, the storm already has delivered heavy snow to the Rockies and the Upper Midwest.
Forecasters also predict by Friday locations from the central and southern Plains to the mid-Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley will see the worst snow and ice impacts.
For Halifax, the Weather Channel is predicting a high of 74 with a 20 percent chance of rain for Friday before temperatures dramatically drop off creating much cooler conditions.
A high of 48 with a 60 percent chance of rain is predicted for Saturday and a high of only 34 with a 70 percent chance of mixed rain and freezing rain for Sunday.
The National Weather Service is expecting slightly similar conditions for Halifax.
Their predictions say Halifax should experience rain all weekend with a high of 74 on Friday and an 80 percent chance of precipitation, a high of around 47 on Saturday with a 70 percent chance of precipitation, and a high of around 34 on Sunday with an 80 percent chance of precipitation.
On Sunday, according to both the NOAA and the Weather Channel, areas around Nathalie could see freezing rain before 9 a.m. with a high of 32, and those around Vernon Hill could see freezing rain before 7 a.m. with a high of 34.
Lynchburg residents could see their chilliest conditions begin Saturday night before 1 a.m. with a 60 percent chance of rain or freezing rain. Freezing rain is predicted to continue into Sunday with an 80 percent chance.
Preciipitation amounts could be between a tenth and a quarter of an inch.
The Weather Channel suggests Lynchburg will not experience freezing rain until Sunday with a high of 32 and an 80 percent chance of precipitation.
Charlotte County could experience rain before 5 a.m. Saturday before turning into freezing rain and continuing on into Sunday, according to the NOAA.
Their website says precipitation amounts could be as much as a quarter to a half an inch.
However, The Weather Channel predicts rain over the weekend for Charlotte County residents, but no freezing rain is forecast.
In Charlotte County, the lowest temperatures predicted will be Sunday with a high of 39 and a low of 38, according to the Weather Channel.
Monday temperatures are expected to begin to rain, but rain will still be likely for most areas.
NOAA predicts Monday’s temperatures will reach a high of 55 with a 50 percent chance of rain in Halifax, a high of 49 with a 60 percent chance of rain in Lynchburg, and a high of 46 with a 50 percent chance of rain in Charlotte County.