How Much Snow Can Massachusetts Expect, and When Will the Latest Winter Storm Hit?
The National weather Service is warning that this storm could be big, and the Southcoast could see a big hit.
We are going to see significant snow across the country thanks to this latest storm, but what does it have in store for Massachusetts, and the Southcoast? A whole lot. We are looking at potentially the biggest storm the are has seen in two years.
The storm is projected to get heavy for us on Friday afternoon, and produce up to a foot of snow in parts of New England. Along the coast we will see 4-8″ of snow, while Worcester and Boston will see over a foot of snow. We are expected to see light snow Friday morning before things get heavy. The storm should be all over by Saturday morning. Parts of the coast could see coastal flooding, as snow will mix with rain. Complete forecast here.
Update 11:54am – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Southern Bristol County from late Thursday night into Saturday morning. They expect a lot of heavy snow, and possibly 2-3″ per hour with blizzard conditions on Saturday night.
Update 12:13pm – A Winter Storm Watch is now in effect for all of Massachusetts. They are saying that areas of New England, including the Southcoast could see up to two feet of snow.
Update Thursday 7:43am – The Winter Storm Watch has now been upgraded to a Blizzard Watch through Saturday afternoon. Latest maps show that we will most likely get a foot of snow, with a chance of two feet.