Principally sunny right now with highs within the higher 30s, the calm earlier than our Sunday snow storm.
A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for SE MA, the Cape and Martha’s Winery the place heavy moist snow is anticipated, which is able to make for tough journey. A Winter Storm Watch has been expanded to incorporate Worcester Co., Boston and areas north to the NH stateline, with the NH seacoast additionally included within the watch the place heavy snow is feasible, which may make journey tough at occasions.
So far as timing, the forefront of the snow strikes in mid-late morning from the southwest and spreading to the northeast.
For a timeframe, 8-10AM first flakes are flying in central MA to SE MA, 10AM to Midday for Boston, NE MA and southern NH.
The snow is widespread throughout the area by noon, with the snow ramping up by noon, with a couple of bands reaching 1 to 2″ per hour snow charges, which is not going to solely make for accumulation, but in addition diminished visibility.
The afternoon would be the hardest for journey so be sure you plan forward as higher driving circumstances are anticipated later within the night after the snow has moved out.
The snow begins to taper round sundown (simply after 5PM), with a couple of lingering snow showers by 8PM.
There’s nonetheless uncertainty as of Saturday morning with the snowfall forecast (relying on if rain had been to restrict snowfall for the Cape, and the northern extent of the heavy snow). General, preserving a widespread 4-6″ of for many of our space, with greater totals for inside SE MA. These numbers may change barely, so be sure you keep tuned with 7News right now and early tomorrow for the very newest.
The excellent news is that Sunday’s storm most important impression is the snow, wind gusts may high out at 40MPH over the Outer Cape, however general it is not going to be practically as robust as earlier storms. Plus, Sunday’s storm is a quick-moving system, solely impacting Sunday itself as Monday will convey excessive stress again to the realm, highs within the higher 20s beneath largely sunny skies.
Extra probabilities for snow this week can be Tuesday, then Thursday afternoon/night and Friday with Friday being a snow to combine set-up, however this might change as we get nearer.