Good morning! We are tracking a fast-moving storm system that will clip southern New England with snow tonight. Ahead of the wintry weather, a nice January day is on the way. Sunshine this morning will give way to increasing clouds. Winds will be light and temperatures will be running a bit milder than normal, with highs in the low 40s.
The evening commute will be dry, but after 9PM some light snow will begin to develop.
The coastline may briefly start as rain, but a quick switch to snow is expected. Snow will continue for several hours overnight before ending between 4AM-7AM.
Based on the latest data, we’re expecting a coating to 2″ of snow, with greatest risk for 2″ in southeastern MA.
We’re right on the edge of a plow-able snow with this storm. A slight shift in the track closer to us could mean some 3″ or 4″ totals, especially in southeastern MA.
On the flip side, if it tracks even 20-30 miles further away then most of us would see little to no accumulation. Regardless, the snow is expected to fall during the night, with the main impact being slippery travel that could impact the early Wednesday morning commute. We’ll continue to analyze new data as it comes in, so please check back for updates.
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Skies turn partly sunny on Wednesday with highs in the upper 30s to low 40s. A strong cold front will sweep through late day, bringing increasing winds, an isolated snow shower and falling temperatures.
A brief shot of chilly air is expected on Thursday, with wind chills 5-10° by morning.
The cold doesn’t last long. We’re looking at temperatures near 60F on Saturday!