Boston and Eastern Seaboard Headed Back to Snow Zone

Weather Radar Map February 8 19:45 EST
Weather Radar Map February 8 19:45 EST

Alberta Clipper Hitting Eastern Seaboard

BOSTON – WEATHER – The Eastern Seaboard of the United States is headed back to the Snow Zone.

NOAA is predicting up to 24 inches, or two feet of snow. The snow is coming from an Alberta Clipper that has made its way across Western Canada and Ontario.

Winter Storm Marcus is hitting hard in the western areas, hard. The Americans have started to name their winter storms in a similar pattern to hurricanes.

Weather Radar Map February 8 19:45 EST
Weather Radar Map February 8 19:45 EST

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday

* locations…Massachusetts north of the Connecticut and Rhode Island border.

* Hazard types…heavy snow.

* Snow accumulations…total snow accumulations of 10 to 18 inches expected through early Tuesday morning. A localized heavier band of 18 to 24 inches remains possible from near Boston and into northeast Massachusetts.

* Timing…steady snow re-develops late this afternoon and early this evening. Heaviest snow falls from tonight into Monday evening. Snow may be falling at 1 to 2 inches per hour near the I-95 corridor during the Monday morning rush hour.

* Impacts…hazardous driving conditions can be expected during this long duration event. Blowing and drifting snow likely later tonight Monday along the coast yielding poor visibility at times.

* Winds…northeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Visibilities…one quarter to one half mile at times.

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