According to the National Weather Service forecast, light snow is expected to fall in Massachusetts Wednesday evening. Less than an inch of snow accumulation is forecast for most areas, with isolated spots up to 2 inches.
During the day, high temperatures in the 40s are expected in Springfield, Worcester and Boston, with rising clouds in the afternoon expected to precede snow.
“Seasonal temperatures in southern New England today with low and high building. A mower system is moving in this evening bringing light accumulating snowfall,” the National Weather Service tweeted.
Here’s a breakdown of Wednesday’s weather forecast across the state, according to the agency.
In Springfield, a mostly sunny day with high temperatures near 42 is expected, followed by a chance of flurries before 2 a.m., with rain and snow continuing overnight. The low temperature is 28 degrees and the chance of precipitation is 50%.
worcester forecasts suggest a sunny Wednesday with highs near 40 degrees for the day. At night, snow showers are likely between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., accompanied by low temperatures around 27. The chance of precipitation is 60%.
Boston should have very similar weather, with sunny skies and highs near 42 degrees. At night, flurries are likely between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., with a low around 31 degrees and a 60% chance of precipitation.
At Cape Cod, a sunny day with a high temperature close to 42 degrees is expected. Then rain and snow are likely before 3 am, followed by more rain throughout the night. The chance of precipitation is 80% and the low temperature is 34 degrees.
the Berkshire are expected to receive the most snowfall, according to the National Weather Service map, with 1 to 2 inches expected in North Adams. Snow is likely mostly after midnight, with mostly cloudy skies and lows of around 22 degrees. The chance of precipitation is 70%. The day is expected to be mostly cloudy, becoming gradually sunny, with a high near 35 degrees.