From the National Weather Service:
Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Taunton MA 416 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 CTZ004-MAZ013-015>024-RIZ001>008-151600- Windham CT-Western Norfolk MA-Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA- Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA- Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA- Nantucket MA-Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI- Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI- Newport RI-Block Island RI- Including the cities of Putnam, Willimantic, Foxborough, Norwood, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham 416 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 ...A period of accumulating snow is expected this evening across northeast Connecticut, Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts... Light snow will overspread the region between 5 and 8 pm, with a period of moderate snowfall this evening, especially near the south coast. Given the cold temperatures, untreated roads will become snow covered and slippery which may impact the latter part of the evening commute. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected with the highest amounts near the south coast, including Cape Cod where there is a low risk for localized accumulations up to 4 inches. Motorists are advised to use caution this evening.