Massachusetts

FIRST ALERT: Storm Bringing Snow, Rain and Strong Wind to New England Monday

From 4 a.m. through the early afternoon, winds may exceed 60 mph at times, resulting in localized power outages

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High pressure provided New England with a tranquil winter day with no weather issues. Unfortunately, we’re about to see conditions rapidly go down hill overnight and into Monday! 

A powerful low pressure system will track up the eastern United States Sunday night and arrive late at night into early Monday morning with snow -- changing to rain along the coast -- and heavy snow across the higher terrain inland from southern New England to northern areas.

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When all is said and done, some areas may see over a foot of snow from the Berkshires into southern Vermont, through central/northern New Hampshire and into western Maine. 

It's great news for the ski resorts but travel will be tricky, so please be careful out on the roadways Monday.

A map showing expected rain and snow intensity in New England on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.
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A map showing expected snowfall in New England by Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022.
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The storm will also deliver a mighty blow to coastal New England, as we’ll see east/southeast winds increasing overnight into Monday morning. From 4 a.m. through the early afternoon, winds may exceed 60 mph at times, resulting in localized power outages.

A map showing expected wind gusts on Monday morning, Jan. 17, 2022.
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The winds couldn’t come at a worse time, as they will coincide with the late morning high tide cycle, which may result in minor to moderate coastal flooding through the early afternoon.

Our team has issued a First Alert for Monday due to the many weather issues we will see across New England and will be updating the forecast as more information comes our way. Stay tuned!

A big storm is rolling in to Massachusetts, bringing strong wind, heavy rain and snow. Crews were preparing for possible power outages.
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