Drivers throughout elements of the area may see some slippery spots this week, as the subsequent climate system may carry gentle snow and ice for the upper terrain.
While a lot of Massachusetts will take care of intervals of rain from late Wednesday into Thursday, a light-weight wintry combine shall be doable within the Worcester Hills and Berkshires — particularly throughout the upper elevations.
Any accumulations could be very gentle, however the principle concern is for gentle freezing rain and light-weight icing primarily at elevations over 1,000 ft, in accordance with the National Weather Service.
“Our next weather system will bring periods of rain late Wed night into Thu,” the National Weather Service’s Boston workplace posted.
“Pockets of sleet and freezing rain with light icing is possible over the higher elevations in the Berkshires and Worcester Hills through Thu morning before changing to all rain,” NWS Boston added.
The National Weather Service could need to concern a “Winter Weather Advisory” for elements of the excessive terrain, with the best danger alongside the east slopes of the Berkshires.
Temps there shall be hovering round 32 levels.
The National Weather Service’s forecast dialogue reads, “Impact will be minimal and confined to high terrain where a few slick spots on roads are possible. Any freezing rain over the high terrain will transition to rain in the afternoon as temps moderate.”