Another blast of arctic air will rush into the region this evening with rain showers turning to snow. Temperatures tonight will fall to a low of 13 degrees with 1 to 3 inches of snowfall possible across the region, according to the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, Va.
Winds will gust tonight between 30 to 40 mph with wind chills falling as low as 5 below zero, according to forecasters.
A daytime high of only 21 degrees is expected for Tuesday with a continued chance of snow showers in the early morning and afternoon hours. Temperatures will remain in the mid-to-high 30s on Wednesday and Thursday with nighttime lows in the 20s.
Temperatures could begin to moderate by the weekend.