The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Berkshire County including Pittsfield, Great Barrington, and North Adams for Saturday beginning at midnight until Sunday at midnight. The NWS is predicting 4 to 8 inches of snow is possible. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
This storm is a monster and will wallop the eastern part of the state. Some forecasters are predicting over 2-feet of snow and hurricane-force winds on the Cape along with the rest of the Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine coastline.
Below is the latest forecast from the National Weather Service...
A chance of snow showers, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -3. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Snow likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -11. North wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
A chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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