NOAA: Weekend weather update (6 p.m. 03/17/17)

Cool temps, windy, chance of snow...

Fair but still colder than normal for the start of the weekend. Clear skies and light wind tonight will allow temperatures to chill into the high single numbers in some spots, with most areas reaching the teens.

Morning sun will give way to clouds by afternoon, but remaining dry for most people. There is a chance of snow developing in Connecticut and Western MA toward Saturday evening.

Snow moves into Southern New England Saturday night with the high point of the storm during Sunday morning and midday. Expect most snow accumulation in Southeast MA and much of RI. Lighter accumulations are possible in northern CT and the remainder of MA. The highest amounts should be along the South Coast, and especially Cape Cod.

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard for late Saturday night and Sunday. A High Wind Watch has been issued for Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on