NWS Afternoon Briefing on Tuesday-Wednesday Storm

Now forecasting 2-3 inches for most of Cape Cod...
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From the National Weather Service:

[Significant Impact: Tue PM Commute] Snow develops late Tue am into mid afternoon. Period of 1-2" per hour snowfall rates followed by heavy sleet. Sleet then changes to rain overnight Tue across eastern MA/RI, but a period of freezing rain expected for the interior MA/CT. Improvement Wed morning.

See briefing graphics below.

 

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 3pm, then snow and sleet. High near 34. East wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 10pm. Temperature rising to around 42 by 4am. Breezy, with an east wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of rain, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind 9 to 16 mph.
Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 16 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

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