Winter Storm Watch In Effect For Norton Starting Tomorrow Night
Ten to 17 inches of snow expected.
Two snow storms, one from the west and one from the south, will combine to dump 10 to 17 inches of snow in the area, according to National Weather Service. A winter storm watch will remain in effect from late Tuesday night through Wednesday evening.
Snow will start Tuesday night, mainly before 2 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Wednesday, there is a 100 percent chance that snow will continue, mainly before 10 p.m.
Snow will fall heavily at times, with the highest amounts expected to fall late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Hazardous travel conditions are expected Tuesday nigh through Wednesday. Visibilities will be poor, with one quarter to one half mile at times. Winds will be north 15 to 25 miles per hour with gusts up to 40 miles per hour. Temperatures will be in the upper 20s.
A winter storm watch is issued for the potential of accumulating snow of 6 or more inches in a 12-hour period or 8 or more inches in a 24-hour period. Anyone traveling in the next 24 to 36 hours should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to modify travel plans should winter weather develop.
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