Weather Alerts for So. Worcester County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
SO. WORCESTER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Central Middlesex County - Eastern Essex - Eastern Franklin - Eastern Hampshire - Northern Worcester - Northwest Middlesex County - Southeast Middlesex - Western Essex - Western Franklin - Western Hampshire
Effective: Sat, 1/19 4:00pm Updated: Sat, 1/19 3:43am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 1/20 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO
7 PM EST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow with some sleet and freezing. Total snow
accumulations of 8 to 16 inches with the highest of those
amounts near the New Hampshire border. Ice accumulations of a
trace up to two tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 40
mph.
* WHERE...Northern Massachusetts.
* WHEN...Mainly Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heavy snow develops Saturday evening,
changes to a period of freezing rain and sleet in most
locations toward daybreak Sunday. A period of plain rain is
expected across northeast MA early Sunday morning, but
temperatures plunging into the upper teens to lower 20s by
lunch time will result in a flash freeze and roads becoming
icy. Any mixed precipitation will end as a period of snow
Sunday afternoon. Travel will be very difficult and hazardous
Saturday night through Sunday afternoon, along with poor
visibility.

Information:
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
SO. WORCESTER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Hampden - Eastern Norfolk - Eastern Plymouth - Northern Bristol - Southern Worcester - Suffolk - Western Hampden - Western Norfolk - Western Plymouth
Effective: Sat, 1/19 4:00pm Updated: Sat, 1/19 3:43am Urgency: Future
Expires: Sun, 1/20 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Heavy snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Total snow
accumulations of 4 to 9 inches possible with the higher
amounts more likely near the Massachusetts turnpike. A trace
to two tenths of an inch of ice accumulation is also possible,
but a narrow area across northern Connecticut, northwest Rhode
Island and interior southern MA may see a quarter to one half
inch. If these higher amounts were to occur a localized area
of scattered power outages would be possible.
* WHERE...Northern Connecticut, Rhode Island and Southeast
Massachusetts.
* WHEN...Mainly Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heavy snow develops Saturday evening,
changes to a period of freezing rain and sleet in most
locations after midnight. A period of plain rain is expected
across southern Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts early
Sunday morning, but temperatures plunging through the 20s by
mid afternoon Sunday will result in a flash freeze and roads
becoming icy. Any mixed precipitation will end as a period of
snow Sunday afternoon. Travel will be very difficult and
hazardous Saturday night through Sunday afternoon, along with
poor visibility at times.

Information:
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.