NWS: First Briefing on Tuesday-Wednesday Storm

Looks like snow big deal for Cape, at least for now...
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From the National Weather Service:

Tuesday-Wednesday: Initial snows transitioning to a wintry mix across the interior, rain along the coast; biggest concern: Tuesday PM commute impacts w/ slick roads, hazardous travel; first-guess storm total snow & ice below along w/ start & end times.

Still uncertainty as to specific outcomes & impacts for any particular location, esp w/ timing of precip-type transition; latest forecast models have trended warmer suggesting lower snow / sleet totals; no headlines for now w/ lower confidence & likely forecast adjustments

 

Today
Sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind around 9 mph.
Monday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
Snow likely between 11am and 4pm, then snow and sleet. High near 33. Northeast wind 8 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain, snow, and sleet, becoming all rain after 9pm. Low around 33. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 22 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 38. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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