BOSTON — A few snow showers are all the atmosphere will be able to muster today, and those will occur this morning if you do see them. There will be an inch or two of snow in the Washington/Baltimore area this morning so traveling there may be briefly impacted.
The lower-than-normal temperatures are going to be part of the forecast for at least the next week. There is also the chance of a few snow showers sometime later Thursday afternoon and again over the weekend. The mention of snow showers is the result of minor weather systems crossing the area.
Later Sunday night or Monday a more important storm will likely move through much of southern New England. This system has the potential to bring accumulating snow and is the best opportunity we have over the next week for a plowable snowstorm.
There are still many details to be worked out, but I recommend avoiding travel plans Monday if possible. While this may not be a big storm and a lot can change, odds favor a situation which will impact travel.
Cold weather resumes after any snow or even mixed precipitation ends later Monday or Monday night.
Wednesday: A few morning showers and then clearing. Highs in the upper 20s. Winds will be brisk this afternoon.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear and cold with lows of 5 to 15.
Thursday: Morning sunshine and then clouds with a chance for snow showers. Highs of 25 to 30. Winds will make it feel a lot colder in the afternoon.
Thursday night: Clearing and cold with lows of 7 to 12. Winds chills will fall below zero.
Friday: Sunny, blustery and cold with highs in the lower to mid 20s.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a higher near 30.
Sunday: A chance of snow showers with a lot of clouds. Highs in the lower 30s.
Monday: Snow likely with highs near 30.
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