Storm Team 10: Wintry weekend outlook
Light snow developing early Saturday morning...will be steady for a while before mixing with and changing to rain.
Here's the breakdown:
SNOW STARTS: Roughly 2-4am with a few hours of moderate snow from 7-10AM.
ACCUMULATION: 1-2" along the immediate south coast. 2-4" for much of us. 3-5" NW RI up toward Worcester
CHANGE TO RAIN: Happens across the Cape & the immediate southern parts of RI & Mass in the 8-10AM time frame. But cold air hangs tough farther inland. Likely will see a transition to sleet & freezing rain from 9am to noon in the Providence to Taunton area.
RAIN/MIX ENDS: Should see an end to the freezing rain & rain mid afternoon roughly 3-5PM...concerned about the temps though. Near freezing temps are still possible for a while Saturday evening across northern RI & northern Bristol CO Mass...potential for icy spots.
SATURDAY NIGHT/SUNDAY: Temps will rise after midnight Sunday through the 40s and into the mid 50s by Sunday afternoon. A southwest wind will develop and another round of rain is likely through late Sunday.
TONIGHT: Cloudy, light snow develops after midnight. Low: teens
SATURDAY: Early snow 1-3" near the coast, 2-4" for most before a change to rain. High: 39
SUNDAY: On/off rain. High: 55
MONDAY; Mostly sunny. High: 30
TUESDAY: Partly sunny. High: 39
WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy. High: 44
THURSDAY: Chance of rain showers. High: 44
FRIDAY: Partly sunny, breezy. High: 42
- Chief Meteorologist Mark Searles