Forecast: Accumulating Snow Over; Rain Ahead

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Accumulating snow is now over in the Boston area. For the rest of the evening look for periods of rain. There could be some heavier showers as well. Temperatures will remain above freezing so there is no need to worry about a flash freeze.

Tomorrow morning there may be a quick rain or snow shower before 10 a.m., but the trend will be for blustery conditions with increasingly sunny skies. Highs will stay in the 30s for some melting of the new snow.

Saturday a storm will pass to the east of New England bringing clouds and the chance for some snow, especially along the coast. There could a coating up to 2 inches of snow in Eastern Massachusetts with up to 3 or 4 inches possible over parts of Cape Cod. More on this small weather event tomorrow.

Cold and dry weather returns for Sunday with a warm-up next week as more rain and snow threatens the area.

Friday: A chance of snow, mainly before 8 a.m. Then, becoming mostly sunny and blustery with highs in the 30s.

Friday night: Turning cloudy with light winds and lows in the 20s.

Saturday: A period of light snow is possible. Highs in the 30s. Any accumulation will be light.

Saturday Night: Clearing and colder lows in the teens.

Sunday: Sunny with highs in the mid-20s.

Follow updates from David Epstein on Twitter @growingwisdom.

This article was originally published on February 13, 2014.

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