Snowfall Predictions: Do You Want to Build A(nother) Snowman?
Just when you thought it was safe to go outside.
That's right, folks: The calendar says it's still winter, and so does Mother Nature, and she's planning on hitting us with another big snowstorm late Monday into Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 11 p.m. Monday through 8 p.m. Tuesday and is forecasting a total accumation of 6 to 12 inches across most of Berkshire County. Accuweather is warning that when all is said and done we could see 8 to 12 inches.
Our friends at WTEN put much of Northern Berkshire County into the 10- to 18-inch range, which is basically what WNYT is saying, too. WRGB seems to have the western half of Berkshire County in the 4- to 6-inch range, with the eastern half in the 6- to 12-inch range, as central and eastern Massachusetts gear up for yet another walloping.
Temperatures will hover in the 30s and the snow should develop after midnight Monday night. Stay tuned to iBerkshires.com for school closings and delays - which could give the kiddos a chance for more snowman-making time!
Update: Gov. Charlie Baker has announced that all offices for non-emergency state executive branch employees will be closed Tuesday. All Massachusetts courts are also closed.
The eastern end of the state was getting heavy snowfall by early Monday evening. Snow and high winds will result in hazardous driving conditions and the administration is urging residents to stay off roadways and to use public transportation when possible.
Per @NWSBoston: Snow will begin after midnight w/ heavy snow & near-blizzard conditions into Tues AM. Potential for 1-3"/hr snowfall rates w/ high winds, expect near impossible travel conditions around Tues AM commute. #MAsnowhttps://t.co/GlMXUXSkjN pic.twitter.com/qk3hSPxuOB— MEMA (@MassEMA) March 12, 2018
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