Winter Weather Advisory: "Up to 5" of snow through Saturday morning


Lows will dip back into the teens with light winds turning to the south. Clouds will start to increase Friday afternoon with highs in the 30s and 40s.

Any snowfall looks to fall mainly in the 7 6 p.m. time frame Sunday, based on the latest data. Wind: NE/SE 5-10. Low: 18.

"As far as the snowfall forecast for Storm #1, the higher snowfall totals will likely be in SE MA, with Boston likely getting 4", and lesser amounts along and north of the Mass Pike. Winds SE/W 5-10 miles per hour.

SUNDAY: Windy and colder with a 70% chance for showers in the morning.

Parts of the region have seen snow totals anywhere between an inch on Long Island to 5 inches in New Jersey as of Saturday morning. I have seen "first flakes and drops" estimations as early as 10 a.m. and as late as 4 p.m. Calm wind becoming south around 5 miles per hour. Models continue to converge toward a more potent system Sunday through Sunday night. Temperatures are in the middle to upper 20s both Tuesday and Wednesday under partly to mostly sunny skies. We will feel these below average temperatures until Friday when we try to rebound our daily high temperatures closer where we seasonable should be. "The steadiest snow will occur tonight, but should end by sunrise on Thursday".

In Bethlehem, a vehicle crashed into a pole, knocking it down about 8:20 a.m. Saturday at Lynn Avenue and East Fourth Street, according to an emergency radio broadcast. Bitterly cold air along with the wind will result in unsafe wind chills as low as -20. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

The high today is 37 degrees with an overnight low of 23 degrees.