From the National Weather Service:
Tuesday - Rain changes to a brief period snow Tue am across interior MA/CT and in eastern MA/RI during the afternoon. Snow will be short-lived with a coating to 1" expected. Low risk for some 2" amounts in the higher terrain. Some slippery travel possible with falling temps.
Record Cold Tue Night & Wednesday - Northwest wind gusts of 25 to 40 mph will usher in record cold Tue night and Wed. Lows should be mainly in the teens to lower 20s. Highs Wed in the upper 20s and lower 30s. Wind chills between 5 below and 10 above late Tue night/Wed am.
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