NWS: Tuesday Morning Briefing on Tuesday-Wednesday Storm

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

Are you prepared for today's winter weather? The afternoon into evening commute is going to be a mess. If you can, please stay off the roads. This will be a high-impact event w/ slowed commutes, long drive homes, slick roads as moderate to heavy snow / sleet impacts the area.

Winter storm warnings & advisories posted. Significant impacts for today's afternoon into evening commute. If you can, stay home, stay off the roads, today is going to be a mess as moderate to heavy snow / sleet of @ 1"/hr hits our area beginning @ noon.

Storm total snow & ice posted below along w/ onset & end times. Across the interior, snow transitioning to sleet before mixing over & changing to rain ... along the coast, snow to sleet to rain. Travel mess.

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Today
Snow likely before 4pm, then snow and sleet likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Northeast wind 9 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 10pm. Temperature rising to around 43 by 5am. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Friday
A chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South wind 9 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

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