The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for part of Southern New England. Only a small portion of Rhode Island (NW corner) is under the advisory, and none of Southeastern Massachusetts is included. All but coastal Connecticut is in the advisory zone. The areas in the advisory are forecast to see more than 2″ of snow, and the snow is likely to impact the Wednesday morning commute. Here is a portion of the National Weather Service statement on the advisory for the NW RI and NE CT.
* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS FROM SOUTH TO NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUES THROUGH AT LEAST THE MORNING COMMUTE. THE SNOW SHOULD MIX WITH AND CHANGE TO RAIN AND/OR SLEET WEDNESDAY MORNING... WITH THE BEST CHANCE OF THIS SOUTH OF US ROUTE 6. * IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME SNOW COVERED AFTER MIDNIGHT AND IMPACT THE MORNING RUSH HOUR. * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.
The National Weather Service snowfall forecast is similar to the current Right Weather projections.