Another Ice Round Coming

Sleet Has Limited Outages
Sleet in Henrico.
Sleet in Henrico Photo credit Matt Demlein, WRVA

Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Another round of freezing rain and drizzle is expected tonight and overnight. NBC12 Forecaster Nick Russo says it will likely continue into mid-day Friday before finally leaving the area. Russo says up to a quarter-inch of ice is possible.

Power outages have been limited, however, because the mid-morning saw more sleet than ice. Russo says ice does not freeze on trees and power lines, creating fewer issues.

The weather, however, has been an issue for Covid vaccine distribution. A number of vaccine clinics here have been postponed because of driving conditions here. The Department of Health also says bad weather nationally has caused delays in getting vaccine into Virginia.