The first widespread snow of the season is on the way tomorrow!
Right now we’re forecasting 2″-4″ of snow for central and western Connecticut, with higher amounts likely in eastern Connecticut, up to 5″. Confidence in this forecast is moderate at best. Some of our computer models are still showing a more substantial hit (4″-7″) while others are farther east (1"– 2″). I don’t give you these numbers to confuse you. I just think it’s helpful to give you a range of possibilities.
Colder air will be sticking around for a while with this upcoming pattern change. Another period of snow is possible Tuesday into Wednesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of southern New England that takes effect Saturday morning and lasts until Sunday.
Most areas including Boston, Providence, Rhode Island and Hartford, Connecticut are forecast to get 3 to 6 inches, with the potential for 8 inches in central Massachusetts
Coastal areas should get less snow with rain mixing in on Cape Cod and the Islands.
Much of Maine and New Hampshire are expected to see several inches of snow from Saturday afternoon into early Sunday. For New Hampshire, it's the first widespread snowfall of the season, with anywhere from a trace to up to 5 inches forecast. There's a small chance of snow in Vermont.
The rest of today: Becoming mostly cloudy. High: mid 30s – near 40 degrees.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy and cool. Lows: 20s.
Saturday: Snow developing. Steadiest in the afternoon and evening. High: Mid-upper 30s.
Sunday: Partly cloudy, blustery and cold. Chance flurries. High: 30s.
Monday: Partly cloudy, cool. High: mid-upper 30s.
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