A few ocean-effect snowflakes will be around this morning just to lead the way to the huge storm that will ‘bomb-out’ by this evening.
The two storms are getting ready to phase into one massive storm. This storm will be the culprit of heavy snow, potential moderate to major coastal flooding, adn tropical storm to hurricane force wind gusts~ This storm will literally ‘pack a powerful punch’!
We are still expecting a widespread 18-to-24 inches or more from this storm, with some isolated areas possibly getting 30 inches.
This could turn out to be a top 5 snowstorm for Boston. There have only been 6 other storms (on record since 1892) when Boston has received 20+ inches of snow from one storm.
The snowstorm Friday will be big, but will it be historic and rival some of the legendary storms of Boston’s past? The short answer is it just might.
Each model now shows significant snowfall impacting southern New England, with the heart of the storm occurring from Friday evening through early Saturday morning.
Some light snow has fallen overnight creating slick neighborhood streets, sidewalks, and parking lots. Please drive and walk carefully.
There will be no hype here, just the plain old facts as we see them right now, about 72 hours ahead of any sort of storm on Friday.
When Rebecca Black’s song “Friday” came out people immediately hated it and coined it the worst song ever. Well Patrice Wilson the mind behind the song is at it again with a new young lady named Nicole Westbrook and a song called “It’s Thanksgiving”.
High pressure is parked off the coast today providing abundant sunshine, sparkling blue skies and a very pleasant fall feel. Light winds from the SE will keep it slightly cooler at the coast this afternoon as most areas will climb to 60-65. A beautiful seasonal airmass for this time of year.