NWS: A.M. Briefing on Winter Storm Skylar

Our third Nor'easter will impact region through day into tonight...
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From the National Weather Service:

[MAJOR WINTER STORM] Our 3rd Nor'easter will be impacting the region today with lingering impacts tonight. Expect very hazardous travel conditions today. Blizzard Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings are in effect until 8pm. Find the snow totals for your town here: https://www.weather.gov/box/winter

Snow will be heaviest in SE Mass where up to 2ft is possible. Snow is ongoing and will move out late this evening. Strongest winds will be across the Cape & Islands as well as the eastern MA coast. Area of concern is across Cape & Islands where heavy wet snow along with strong, damaging winds could lead to downed trees & power outages.

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Local forecast 02601

Snow before 10am, then snow, possibly mixed with rain between 10am and 2pm, then snow after 2pm. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 37. Windy, with a northeast wind 26 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.
Snow before 1am, then a chance of snow showers between 1am and 3am. Low around 30. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

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