After a couple of inches of snow fell throughout the area, forecasters might be turning their consideration to a different attainable coastal storm with bitter wind chills on the best way.
There might be an opportunity for snow on Friday into the evening, in response to the National Weather Service.
It’s not wanting like a serious storm, however forecasters can’t fully rule that out as of now.
“It looks like the storm system is tracking well to the south, which would spare us a significant snowfall,” Kevin Cadima, meteorologist on the National Weather Service’s Boston workplace, advised the Herald on Tuesday.
“We could have some lighter snowfall accumulation,” he added.
The newest forecast fashions proceed to indicate the coastal storm passing far sufficient offshore to spare southern New England vital snow totals.
“There are some GEPS ensemble members that do show a more significant impact with 20-40 percent probs of 6 inches or more near the south coast, but overwhelming majority of GEFS and EPS members are indicating a minor impact,” the National Weather Service’s forecast dialogue reads.
“We are still 72 hrs from the event in the model world so can’t completely rule out a more significant impact, but this is unlikely at this time,” NWS provides. “Some accum is still likely, especially SE New Eng but probably not more than an advisory snowfall event.”
Behind the coastal storm, it’s going to be extremely frigid for the weekend amid the coldest airmass of the season to this point.
The most brutal day might be Saturday with highs round 20 levels. Gusty winds will result in subzero wind chills late Friday evening and Saturday morning, and once more Saturday evening into Sunday morning.
As far as this most up-to-date snowfall on Tuesday, many spots throughout Massachusetts noticed between 3 and 4 inches of snow, together with 3.5 inches at Boston Logan International Airport.
Sleet and freezing rain additionally combined in, resulting in slippery roadways. Many accidents and automobiles off the street have been reported across the area.
A jackknifed tractor trailer crash was reported in Newbury on Interstate 95 south, in response to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Another jackknifed tractor trailer crash was reported in Harvard on Route 2 west.
The snow and combined precipitation led to a number of flight delays and cancellations at Logan. Nearly 400 flights have been delayed at Logan as of seven p.m. on Tuesday, and 169 cancellations had been reported.
JetBlue had 133 delays and 19 cancellations, Delta had 71 delays and 4 cancellations, United had 29 delays and 10 cancellations, and American had 26 delays and 11 cancellations.