[February 23, 2022 – 4:30 AM | Winter Storm Watch from Midnight Friday to Midnight Saturday

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  • A winter storm will bring accumulating snow and ice to Southern New England Friday.
  • Precipitation likely starts off as a period of moderate to heavy snow during the pre-dawn hours, then likely changes to a wintry mix across portions of the region.
  • The greatest risk for 6+ inches of snow north of the Mass Pike.
Timing
  • Beginning Friday pre-dawn hours
  • Tapering off late Friday night/early Saturday morning
Hazards/Impact
  • Friday morning commute will be impacted, and possibly evening commute.
  • Snowfall rates of an inch per hour or greater will be likely for a period of time, possibly coinciding with the Friday morning commute.
NWS Alerts
  • Winter Storm Watch from midnight Friday to midnight Saturday.
Forecast Challenges
  • Uncertainty in timing of changeover from snow to a wintry mix
  • Location of changeover line
  • Uncertainty in timing and location of the second band of snow late in the day
Post-event Outlook
  • Before normal temperatures. Lows mainly 10-20 Friday night.  Highs in the 30s Saturday.  Dry weather expected this weekend.
Next NWS Briefing
  • 5:00 PM Wednesday

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