Western Tidewater gets first major snowfall of 2021

Published 6:27 pm Thursday, January 28, 2021

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Willow, at left, enjoys the snow in Southampton County. At right is Odin. Both are huskies.


On Thursday morning, Western Tidewater and the Greater Hampton Roads region experienced its first major snowfall of 2021.

The National Weather Service in Wakefield reports that Southampton County got about 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 inches; 2.2 inches in Franklin; 1 to 1-1/2 in Isle of Wight County, and 2 inches in Suffolk.

There’s a 90 percent chance of more snow forecast for Sunday night, and chance of more on Tuesday.