Our first true Nor’easter of the season appears to be on its way for later this week, but some good news as it appears we may skip a worst-case scenario.
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I would urge you pay a little extra attention to the forecast over the next 48 hours and be prepared for a rude welcome back to work and school from Mother Nature.
Snow totals are widely variable throughout the region with just a few inches in some areas all the way up 12-to-24 inches in parts of Worcester County and southeastern Massachusetts.
By this evening skies will begin to clear out and winds will be dying down. Consequently, the evening commute won’t be as tough as this morning.
The storm will slowly wind down this afternoon as the storm departs to our east.
A fresh layer of several inches of snow will coat the ground and many roads by Friday morning’s commute, leading to some tricky and treacherous travel. Snow will continue all morning and finally begin to taper off during Friday afternoon.
The greatest concern with this event will be along the coastline. There will likely be a significant impact for the entire Massachusetts coast with severe beach erosion and flooding.
This storm will include a plethora of weather conditions – heavy, wet snow inland, heavy rain for the Cape and Islands, damaging winds, and coastal issues.
The coast will be dealing with a rain-mix throughout this storm with heavy, wet snow falling away from the coast.