Winter weather advisory issued for parts of MA this weekend

Jeannie Matthews
April 15, 2018

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. tonight until 7 p.m. Sunday.

Environment Canada is predicting freezing rain and ... wait for it ... an ice storm this weekend.

Light rain will change over to freezing rain Saturday evening before increasing in intensity overnight, Lincoln Park police said.

Sleet and freezing rain will transition to snow by early Sunday, according to the NWS.

The advisory will take effect at 2 p.m. Saturday and remain in effect until 2 p.m. Sunday.

No significant accumulation of snow or ice is anticipated for much of New Hampshire, though higher elevations in the North Country may get up to a couple of inches of snow.

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Temperatures are expected to warm above freezing Sunday afternoon.

The wintry mix is expected to stretch into Monday morning.

Slippery roads, sidewalks and paved surfaces will make for very hard travel and greatly complicate any outdoor activities in affected areas.

Freezing rain is expected with wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour through the evening.

"Dangerous winter driving conditions are expected on untreated roads Saturday and Sunday".

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