Published: Wed, February 17, 2021
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Winter storm watch in effect through Friday afternoon

Winter storm watch in effect through Friday afternoon

The storm, though, will still be far from over - with precipitation not winding down until sometime between 9 a.m. and noon Friday and lingering light rain or snow showers possible through the afternoon.

Light snow could begin as early as 4 or 5 a.m., with steadier snow falling by 7 or 8 a.m., according to Jim Sullivan, chief meteorologist for WeatherWorks, a private forecasting company based in Hackettstown.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather warning with freezing rain in the forecast overnight through early Wednesday morning.

Local meteorologists are predicting that MA could see between 4 and 8 inches of snow from a storm expected to run from Thursday through Friday night.

Harsh winter conditions continued through Tuesday morning as an ice storm hit the area, making travel treacherous.

The rest of Alabama is only expected to get a cold rain today, but the weather service will be watching temperatures closely. Lewis said the counties of central and southern West Virginia were in line for four to six inches of accumulation. and the mountain counties and eastern panhandle could receive anywhere from five to ten inches of accumulation.

Now the official NWS forecast for northeast Suffolk calls for two to four inches of snow tomorrow, with northeast winds of 10 to 15 miles per hour, gusting to 25 miles per hour in the afternoon. Winds NE 10-15 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Lows near 15. Northwest winds 5 to 10 miles per hour.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

WHEN.From late Wednesday night through Friday afternoon.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

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