Strong Storm To Impact New England
A powerful sub 970 mb low will skirt across Eastern Massachusetts into the Gulf of Maine Thursday night. The low will move into Downeast Maine Friday AM. Heavy snow will fall in Central and Northern New England away from the coast in all the big ski/snowboard areas. Heavy rain will fall in Southern New England for much of the storm. A change to snow late Thursday night could give Southern Worcester, Metro Springfield, and Northwest Middlesex county into Essex county 1-2". Wind will gust 40-60 mph as the low deepens and moves through our region.
Short Term Forecast
Temperatures tonight will dip into the upper 20's as high pressure moves east into the Atlantic. Winds will be light and skies will be party cloudy.
|NWS Minimum Temps Thursday AM (image Weatherbell)|
|18z NAM hires parallel Sim radar Thursday 12 PM (image Weatherbell)|
Thursday Afternoon-Friday Morning
Here is the simulated radar for tomorrow evening/ Notice how the rain snow line progresses well into Southern New England and even into New Hampshire. However the line will collapse back to the coast after 8 PM.
|18z NAM hires parallel Simulated Radar 4, 6, 8, 10 PM (image Weatherbell)|
|18z NAM hires total precipitation through Friday 12 AM (image Weatherbell)|
|18z NAM hires parallel Mean Sea Level Pressure Friday 12 AM (image Weatherbell)|
It's not a Southern New England blockbuster storm but who wants to waste those during a week of vacation?