Northeast States Digs Out With More Snow on The Horizon

As New England continue to dig out from yesterday’s storm, state officials are planning for the next round of winter weather due to arrive overnight which could make for a slow morning commute Wednesday.

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT- Winter Weather Message
National Weather Service Taunton, MA
1222 pm Est. Tue Feb 4, 2014

…Wintry weather will return to Southern New England late tonight through Wednesday…

…Low pressure will deepen off the mid-Atlantic coast late tonight before passing south of Nantucket early Wednesday. the storm will spread plowable snow from west to east across the region and perhaps a wintry mix to the south coast.

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1222 pm est tue feb 4 2014

…winter storm warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to 6 pm est Wednesday…

* location…southern New Hampshire…most of Massachusetts as well as northern Connecticut and Rhode Island.

* timing…late tonight through Wednesday afternoon.

* accumulations…snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches…along with around a trace of ice.

* impacts…difficult travel conditions and reduced visibility due to snow and snow covered roads…especially for the Wednesday morning commute.

* winds…northeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* visibility…one quarter mile or less at times.

* temperatures…in the mid 20s.

precautionary/preparedness actions…

A winter storm warning is issued when an average of 6 or more inches of snow is expected in a 12 hour period…or for 8 or more inches in a 24 hour period. travel will be slow at best on well treated surfaces…and quite difficult on any unplowed or untreated surfaces.

Weather Forecast 2/4/2014
Weather Forecast 2/4/2014