These maps show how much snow will fall from the storm in New England
It will rain with snow and the wind will increase.
Snow will begin Wednesday afternoon and affect evening traffic. said the meteorological service. In the evening, the snow will change to rain. Streets may be flooded after midnight due to rain. Wind gusts could reach 40 to 50 mph in southeastern New England.
[Precipitation Type & Timing] The forecast is for snow Wednesday afternoon, changing to rain Wednesday night. Snow will fall in most of the region during the Wednesday evening commute; so motorists should be prepared for a slippery ride. pic.twitter.com/dvqql5HYh9
— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) January 24, 2023
Areas in the northern part of the state could get up to 6 inches of snow, including in Greenfield and Fitchburg, and up to 4 inches in nearby Connecticut, in Worcester and Springfield.
Boston is expected to see a maximum of about 3 inches of snow, while southeast Massachusetts could see even less. Forecasters said in an online discussion A mixture of snow and rain is likely to fall in the region, with the heaviest snowfall in higher elevations. The rest of Thursday is expected to be dry and windy.
Forecasters warn that the situation could affect the Wednesday evening and Thursday morning traffic.
Snow and sleet are also possible in Massachusetts during the storm, with heavy impacts in the western and central parts of the state.
Residents see snow in Rhode Island. Burrillville and Foster saw about 3 inches of snow, while Providence saw only 2 inches.
In Massachusetts, the storm may have only minor impacts. Drivers are urged to use caution when driving in such conditions.
Meanwhile, New Hampshire and Maine could get up to 6 inches of snow on Wednesday, with more snow likely. A winter storm watch is in effect for the vast majority of both states from Wednesday night into early Thursday morning.
Low pressure will bring moderate to heavy snow late Wednesday, the weather service said, causing low visibility and hazardous traffic conditions during the morning commute. Wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour could bring down tree limbs.
Heavy snow and mixed precipitation is possible in parts of south-central, southwest, west-central and western Maine, and parts of northern New Hampshire. Snow totals of up to 6 inches are possible, along with some ice accumulations.
In New Hampshire, the central part of the state could see the heaviest snowfall, including North Conway, which could see up to a foot. Laconia and Plymouth could get 6 to 8 inches, while the southern part of the state is expected to get 3 to 4 inches.
In Maine, both Bangor and Rangeley could see a foot of snow, while Portland could get up to 4 inches and Bar Harbor 4 to 6 inches.
Roads could be slippery and dangerous with 1 to 2 inches of snow per hour Wednesday afternoon and evening. Drivers are urged to use caution.
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