Up to five inches of snow possible Friday

Up to five inches of snow possible Friday


The Wareham area has been placed under a winter storm watch by the National Weather Service for much of Friday. Scattered showers will accompany the front, with the possibility of stronger wind gusts early on. A few inches possible with a high around 35 degrees. The trend is toward warming temperatures they could reach the 50s by Tuesday and Wednesday.

He recommends people stay up to date on the latest weather forecast to best prepare for the winter weather. It looks like there will be accumulating snows from Saturday to Sunday.

Scott said the snow starts after midnight on Friday and continues until 10 or 11 a.m.

The odd weather predicted this week follows the rollercoaster-like pattern we saw in February, when temperatures crept up to the 70s only to dip back down to the 20s over the weekend.

The weather service said there is another slight chance of snow before noon Monday. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.

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Thursday: Mostly sunny and breezy. West wind 9 to 15 miles per hour. Northeast wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

The NWS forecasts a 100 percent chance of snow Thursday with daytime accumulation of about three inches.

Friday: Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Elsewhere, 1-3 inches are possible. Saturday night's low will slide to around 15.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

"It will drop into the teens overnight Friday (into Saturday)", Meola said. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

  • Kyle Warner