« View county listWinter Storm Watch
Eastern Essex MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-
Including the cities of Gloucester, Cambridge, and Boston
359 PM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm
Watch, which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Saturday
* LOCATIONS...northeast Massachusetts including the Boston
* HAZARD TYPES...Snow and sleet.
* ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches of snow and sleet possible.
* TIMING...A mixture of snow, sleet and rain will develop Friday
morning but little if any accumulations are expected in the
morning. The precipitation will become heavier Friday afternoon
and evening with snow and/or sleet the main precipitation type.
Snow and sleet may change to rain for a time Friday night, but
probably will change back to snow Saturday morning and may
continue into the afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Untreated roads will become slippery for the Friday
evening commute with snow and/or sleet. Slippery travel may
continue into Saturday morning with more snow and sleet
possible. If the higher snow amounts are realized, there will be
a risk for some downed tree limbs and isolated power outages.
* CONFIDENCE...Precipitation types and accumulations are uncertain
as the area will be close to the snow/sleet/rain line.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. Be prepared to modify
travel plans should winter weather develop.
$$Winter Weather Advisory
Western Norfolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northwest Providence RI-
Including the cities of Foxborough, Norwood, Quincy, Foster,
359 PM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 8 AM EDT
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM Friday to 8 AM EDT
* LOCATIONS...Northwest Rhode Island and Norfolk county in eastern
* HAZARD TYPES...Snow and sleet with some pockets of freezing rain
possible across the hills of northwest Rhode Island.
* ACCUMULATIONS...Snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 4 inches,
along with up to a tenth of ice accretion possible in northwest
* TIMING...A mixture of snow...sleet and rain will overspread the
region between 6 am and 10 am Friday morning. The heaviest of
the precipitation will hold off until Friday afternoon and
night. An extended period of sleet is possible Friday afternoon
into Friday night with an impact to the Friday evening rush hour
possible. Most of the precipitation will change to rain Friday
night, but some pockets of freezing rain may persist in
northwest Rhode Island.
* IMPACTS...Snow and particularly sleet accumulations will create
slippery travel. While the bulk of the Friday morning rush hour
will probably feature wet roads, accumulating sleet possibly
mixed with snow will impact the Friday evening rush resulting in
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while