The bitter chilly that greeted us this morning was the coldest air since late January of 2019 (practically 730 days in the past!).
Sure, it was a frigid Friday, however at the least it’s solely 50 days till spring (and in our 7-day forecast, extra wintry climate is on the best way).
By this night, temperatures will dip together with the wind chills. A Wind Chill Advisory goes into impact at 7PM tonight and continues into early Saturday morning for north central MA and NW Middlesex County for dangerously chilly wind chills as little as -15 to -20.
In a single day, temperatures dip into the only digits with a gradual clearing of the skies.
The bitter blast sticks round for Saturday, however at the least it is not going to be practically as windy as Friday. Wind chills will nonetheless be subzero after we get up Saturday morning, with some enchancment into the afternoon.
A number of flurries are attainable alongside the Cape, in any other case we’re taking a look at primarily sunny skies with highs into the higher teenagers to low 20s.
Sunday is the choose of the weekend with little to no wind and barely greater temperatures. We begin off with sunshine with growing clouds within the afternoon forward of our subsequent system that can convey extra snow to the area for the primary half of the subsequent work week.
We begin off dry on Monday, then the snow pushes in from a low to our south. The snow turns into extra widespread throughout the area as early because the Monday night commute.
The snow continues Monday evening into Tuesday, heavy at instances in a single day, with sturdy wind gusts. The upper snowfall totals are anticipated throughout most of japanese MA (the place as much as a foot of snow is feasible). We are going to proceed to superb tune this forecast over the subsequent 24 to 48 hours as we get nearer (since there’s nonetheless some uncertainty on timing and extent of snow protection), however anticipate a number of inches of accumulating snowfall that might influence journey late Monday into Tuesday.
Talking of Tuesday, it’s Groundhog Day and our first 5PM sundown of 2021.
Flurries are within the forecast for Wednesday adopted by a slight warm-up by the tip of the week with highs into the low 40s by Friday.