NEW: Winter Storm Continues to Pound Central Mass
Thursday, December 27, 2012
There's a low probability a few locations in the area could receive up to 16 inches, according to the NWS, which has continued to affect commutes this morning and will affect driving well into the afternoon.
A winter storm warning will continue to be in effect until 3pm this afternoon. Hazards including heavy snow with the possibility of some sleet and freezing rain. Snow will continue to accumulate from 4-8 inches along with a trace of ice.
This weather will make for hazardous driving conditions today, and slippery conditions are expected for untreated surfaces. In areas of heavy snow visibilities are down to a quarter mile or less.
Winds will continue to blow from the northeast at 15-25 miles per hour with gusts up to 35 miles per hour. Temperatures will remain in the lower 30s.