Light Snow Is Expected Friday Afternoon Across Western & Central Mass; Lots Of Sunshine This Weekend

For The Rest Of Today: A mixture of sunshine and clouds can be expected throughout the rest of this morning. For this afternoon, however, I expect to see increasing amounts of sunshine with gusty northwest winds.

High temperatures this afternoon will be near 40 Degrees. Northwest winds will gust up to 30 mph at times this afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy skies this evening will give way to clear skies after midnight tonight. In addition, west to northwest winds will gradually decrease in speed tonight.

Low temperatures tonight will be near 20 Degrees.

Friday: Any morning sunshine will give way to increasing clouds as a fast moving weak low pressure system moves across Connecticut, Rhode Island and Southeastern Mass.

It appears that light snow will overspread Western and Central Mass between about 1 and 2 pm Friday afternoon. The light snow is expected to continue throughout Friday afternoon into early Friday evening before coming to an end by about 8 pm Friday evening.

Total snow accumulations Friday afternoon will range from less than 1 inch south of the Mass Pike to 1 to 2 inches of snow accumulation along and north of the Mass Pike. Obviously, this is not a lot of snow by any means, but slippery roads from the light snow will impact the Friday afternoon and Friday evening commute. Be aware of this for your travel Friday afternoon and early Friday evening.

High temperatures Friday will be in the low 30s.

Saturday Through Sunday: High pressure will build into the region during Saturday and will remain in control of our weather through Sunday.

Saturday is expected to be sunny to partly sunny with high temperatures in the low 30s.

Sunny to partly sunny weather is also expected on Sunday with high temperatures between 35 and 40 Degrees.

Monday Through Wednesday: The wind flow over Western and Central Mass will turn into a southwesterly direction early next week. This will push milder air into our area.

Widespread rain showers are expected on Monday with high temperatures near 50 Degrees.

Scattered rain showers are expected on Tuesday with high temperatures near 50 Degrees.

The frontal boundary causing the rain showers on Monday and Tuesday will push through the area on Tuesday night. This could lead to rain showers changing to snow showers for a while late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. In addition, temperatures are likely to fall into the 30s Tuesday night and remain in the 30s throughout Wednesday. Thank you for reading my latest forecast for Western and Central Mass.

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