Sunday, January 31, 2021

Significant Winter Storm Potential for Later Monday into Tuesday

The National Weather Service is forecasting a winter storm to impact the Commonwealth later Monday into Tuesday. Most of Eastern Massachusetts is expected to have 8-12 inches of snow accumulation with lesser amounts (1 to 4 inches) in Southeast Massachusetts. The main concern is the potential of significant snow accumulations, however, there also is the risk for strong winds along with coastal flooding and beach erosion along the eastern MA coastline. Wind gusts are expected to reach between 40 to 55 mph along the eastern coastline with gusts reaching 55-60mph on Cape Cod and the islands.