Even though the groundhog claims he predicted an "Early Spring." But we all know what ends up happening in the end. And this is no joke ether now that the calendar says April.  More snow in the forecast for the Baystate? Scroll down for the latest weather update from the National Weather Service.

What do we expect for the start of April in Massachusetts?


According to the farmer's almanac the coldest months predicted were January which was supposed to be particularly stormy, snowy and wet, with the potential for lots of rain and sleet. An East Coast storm was also expected to bring heavy snowfall, cold rain and frigid temperatures during the second week of February.

Meanwhile, The almanac also said that March “could go out like a lion” with an extended forecast calling for “wild swings in the thermometer along with East Coast storm will bring a wintry mess to the area during the first week of the month.


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Here's a photo I snapped 4 years ago today of the first snowfall on Mount Greylock:

Ryan Pause (Mount Greylock First Snowfall 2018)
Ryan Pause (Mount Greylock First Snowfall 2018)

Of course, forecasts predicted this early are not 100% accurate but we do get ideas on what to expect this winter. After all, it's never too early to prepare. That reminds me, I got to pull out the snow shovels from the basement in a couple months

I remember one Christmas when it was 70 degrees out and everyone was driving around with their windows open. So, we shall see what mother nature has in store for us this winter here in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. We have to expect the unexpected each year.


At this point, the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday is predicting some nasty, wet weather for the entire state. There will be plenty of rain, and likely a wintry mix at lower elevations. Whatever form the precipitation takes, the storm will likely have "potentially significant impacts" across the region, according to the National Weather Service.

We also have you covered with Winter Watch!

How much snow do you think we'll get this year? Let us know on our station app.

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