Storm Tracker Forecast: Rain & snow showers continue tonight

Wintry mix of precipitation will make travel dangerous

Snow & ice tonight through Friday morning

The advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Jan. 16 to 2 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, above 5,500 feet. Wind: SE/NE 5-10. High: 36. The most likely area to see heavy snow will be north of U.S. Highway 30, with mixed precipitation causing ice accumulation to the south but eating into snow totals.

The National Weather Service said travel could be hazardous Saturday morning but noted that the snow is expected to change to rain by Saturday afternoon.

"Boston is a city of neighborhoods, and in cold weather like this, we ask all residents to help make Boston a city of good neighbors", Walsh said. The service has issued Winter Storm Watches for parts of the state, including the Connecticut River Valley and eastern slopes of the Berkshires, where heavy snowfall could make travel hard Saturday evening. Snow sticks immediately to roads and continues through Sat evening. Highs will range from the single digits in the north to the teens in the south. Wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour are possible. The heaviest snow is expected Friday afternoon and evening.

Friday - A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Some wintry mix could be caught on the tail end of the moisture, but it will not be much, and accumulation is not expected. Monday, MLK Day, is expected to be sunny, with a high around 28 degrees.

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"You will feel blustery conditions on Sunday in the morning", Knittle said.

Temperatures will climb back up to normal on Wednesday, which will be sunny with a high of 37 and a low of 19.

Sunday: Leftover snow or rain showers. Colder temperatures rush in Saturday morning switching everything over to another quick burst of snow before everything pushes out around midday.

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