Snow will overspread the area during the mid/late morning on Tuesday, with all of us seeing snow by around noon.
Mixed precipitation that may have a significant impact on travel is forecasted for the region, said a special weather statement by Environment Canada.
Pacific Northwest residents, more accustomed to rain than snow, found themselves digging out yet again as a fresh round of storms moved over the area, with an additional punch to come early this week. Several hours of freezing rain are possible before changing to snow in the evening. "It's too early to pin down snowfall rates, but they have the best chance to reach at least 1"/hour overnight and perhaps occasionally into Tuesday, though again the snow looks to lighten up some during the day.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for almost all of Massachusetts, beginning Tuesday morning for the western part of the state and beginning Tuesday afternoon for Eastern Massachusetts.
IMPACTS: Travel will again be hard and even hazardous starting overnight tonight and likely through Tuesday.
If the air temperature remains above freezing for longer, that precipitation is more likely to be sleet or rain, rather than ice or snow.
Storms have delivered more snow to Seattle in the first days of February than it usually gets in a year, The Seattle Times reported. Snow will taper off to flurries on Wednesday.
How much is possible in an extreme case?
The District may get a little trace amount of snow accumulating but it'll all get washed away as we switch over to rain Monday morning.
And what if this storm's a dud?
- Sunday will start off with sunshine but will transition to clouds by the afternoon before some messy winter weather arrives.