Temperatures are set to plunge into the low 30′s overnight in most of the suburbs, perhaps just cold enough to damage or kill some tender vegetation.
We asked Mark Saidnawey, owner of Pemberton Farms in Cambridge, what we can safely plant at this point in the season.
This year looks like a more typical, run of the mill, mid-April day.
We may not see 32 degrees in Boston again until next Fall.
At this point it doesn’t appear like more than in inch or two at worst in those locations.
Worcester currently has a whopping 108.9” this season, just over 9 feet of snow.
This storm will stay well offshore and its core of wind, rain and snow will never come very close to New England, so what’s the problem you ask? Well it seems this winter that no matter how hard we try, we just cannot avoid a snowstorm.
Some light flurries will break out near the Coast during Thursday and a band of snow will likely setup by evening right near the Massachusetts Coastline.
The good news: we can just about put this snowstorm in the books…
There will be a widespread 2-to-4 inches (at least) on the ground by Tuesday morning’s commute, just about everywhere. I expect lots of delays, cancellations and an extremely challenging morning drive.