Winter storm warnings were issued for parts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, which is a powerful nor expected rain, wind, and potentially lots of snow this weekend for New England.
The National Weather Service warning for the Middlesex and Worcester counties in Massachusetts is from 7 a.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday. Various warnings were issued for New Hampshire, Vermont and parts of Maine; Variations in length but generally from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon.
The warnings refer to expected snow totals of at least 6 inches, and in some cases on one leg. See all the active weather alerts in our area here.
Timeline: Take an hour-by-hour look at this weekend’s Nor’easter
The storm is coming together to our south, with rain turning to snow with wind on Saturday, and on Sunday in Maine.
In the short term, raindrops, not snowflakes, are slowly extending through southern New England on Saturday mornings, in the forecast for Friday evenings and nights.
This weekend’s “ester is proving difficult to forecast,” says Matt Noyce, chief meteorologist at NBC10 Boston and NECN, but he has all the figures on what to expect across England.
There are sources of uncertainty in the forecast, including a delicate merger of northern and southern turbulence very close to New England, which needs to be just right for a major event in southern New England (but it seems that it should be , And almost certainly will be for Maine).
The marginal temperature for snow starts in the 40s and then falls between 30 and noon in central and eastern New England as the storm strengthens and draws cool air from northern and western New England.
While the storm comes together for as long as we are thinking, rain will be in effect on Saturday morning, with large pits over an inch on Saturday morning to fall with pits and piles of water on roadways.
Of course, as rain turns to snow in the highlands of central Massachusetts and much of northern and western New England, the roads will be impaired, where standing water with snow causes the roads to be slippery and snowy. Add ice accumulation at the top and will likely require plowing and treatment.
On the east side, this concern is not that long, but may intensify briefly on Saturday afternoon. As the storm quickly tightens to the east, a rash of heavy rain Saturday afternoon will move directly past eastern New England, making sure to dump the very heavy snow of Maine and eastern New Hampshire, and the possibility of production in the eastern. In Massachusetts (though not southeastern Massachusetts), a few hours of heavy snow burst from Saturday afternoon to evening will quickly deteriorate road conditions.
If everything comes together well, the snow will fall from northeast Massachusetts at two to four inches per hour of snow, which will arrive in Maine on Saturday evening – and if it were to come together soon, it would The capacity would have spread to the south coast.
Therefore, even though our First Alert team is acknowledging some uncertainty and the need to follow our updates, we are also encouraging all residents as to the South Shore, where driveways in the South are housed in stakes, Prepare snowbows and plops and be prepared for the tough journey and road treatment. That way, if the snow blows south through Plymouth County, all will be ready.
How will the winds be on the coast on Saturday afternoon and evening, moving south on Cape Cod at a speed of 60 mph, if the storm center moves directly to the cape, swinging from the north and northwest to blow over the cape A speed of over 45 mph for Ann and many others briefly at 60 miles.
Wind can indicate some power outages where heavy snow falls and puts additional pressure on power lines.
The storm came to a standstill on Saturday night, with icy winds and icy wind gusts in the north country, with more than a foot of snow falling in Maine and New Hampshire.
They will get a natural boost to start the ski and snowmobile season, while Vermont will see light snow amounts, but everyone is in for a chilly week next week, with snow guns blasting for ski areas and depending on nature’s snow Construction is perfect to continue, with the opening week moving quickly.