Our chances are dropping for a white Chr.... we mean, a white Dec. 26. The storm track is shifting east, leading to a much smaller chance of snow Sunday than we'd been seeing earlier this week. Right now, we're looking at a 30 percent chance of light snow -- anywhere from a dusting to about an inch, said NBC Washington meteorologist Tom Kierein.
Most of that snow is now expected to head out to sea. They don't have to plow it out there, so that's a good thing.
However! The storm system has a ton of moisture, and if it shifts only 60-75 miles west, we could get a lot of snow.
Remember when the snow was expected to start Friday evening? That wasn't the best timing, but the good news is, today's forecast is now for perfect travel weather, so if you're heading out today, you can expect dry, sunny weather. Tonight will also be good for travel.
We could see just a few flurries on Christmas Day. The last time the region had a white Christmas was in 2002.
But just because this region escaped the snow doesn't mean the East Coast gets the all-clear. If you're traveling in or around the Boston and Provindence areas, beware -- New England is still expected to see a lot of the white stuff Sunday night.
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