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More snow coming to the Middle Peninsula

Here we go again.

Snow-weary residents of the Middle Peninsula were bracing yesterday for another winter storm.

Gloucester and Mathews counties were both under a Winter Storm Watch issued by the National Weather Service, as a wave of low pressure was expected to move northeastward along the Mid-Atlantic coast Wednesday night, bringing anywhere from 3 to 7 inches of snow to the area.

According to the NWS, snow was expected to develop mainly after 10 p.m. Wednesday with new snow accumulation of 3-5 inches possible overnight. Snow was expected to continue Thursday morning with an additional 1-2 inches of snow possible.

Schools were closed Wednesday in both Gloucester and Mathews due to a light snowfall that fell Tuesday evening, causing issues on the highways for motorists. County offices in Gloucester were also delayed opening on Wednesday.

Any snowfall is likely to stick around for a while, as temperatures are expected to remain in the low 30s through Saturday. A gradual warmup to ...

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