Winter Storm Warning

Last Updated: 16:34 PM. Wednesday, Jan 03, 2018 EST

Until 01:00 AM. Friday, Jan 05, 2018

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>006-008>014-017-026-RIZ001>006-040530- /O.CON.KBOX.WS.W.0001.180104T0600Z-180105T0600Z/ Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Franklin MA- Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA- Western Essex MA-Western Hampshire MA-Western Hampden MA- Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA-Southern Worcester MA- Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Northern Bristol MA- Northern Middlesex MA-Northwest Providence RI- Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI- Bristol RI-Washington RI- Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon, Putnam, Willimantic, Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre, Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Chesterfield, Blandford, Amherst, Northampton, Springfield, Milford, Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Taunton, Ayer, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, and Westerly 429 PM EST Wed Jan 3 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of around 6 to 10 inches across the Connecticut River Valley, around 9 to 13 inches over Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with localized amounts up to 16 inches, are expected. Gusts up around 40 mph, especially as winds increase out of the west through the day into evening, downed tree limbs and power outages are possible. * WHERE...All of Southern New England except east and southeast coastal Massachusetts and Rhode Island. * WHEN...From 1 AM Thursday to 1 AM EST Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Sarah Wroblewski