Western Mass. Could See Up To 8 Inches Of Snow Thursday Into Friday

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Even though it is officially spring, weather weather is on the horizon. Snowfall is expected in Western and Central Massachusetts Thursday night into Friday morning.

The National Weather Service said the Berkshires and Worcester Hills have the greatest chance of heavy and wet snow.

North Adams could see up to 8 inches of snow. Fitchburg could see between 4 and 6 inches and Worchester could see up to 4 inches.

A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect at 8 p.m. Thursday and last until 8 p.m. Friday in some parts of Western Massachusetts near North Adams. A Winter Weather Advisory will also go into effect in other parts of Western Mass that are expected to get less snow. A Winter Storm Watch will go into effect for parts of Central Mass.

Rain is expected elsewhere in the state. Rain is expected in Boston after 8 p.m. Thursday night, and then will switch to rain and snow Friday afternoon. However, little or no snow accumulation is expected in the city.

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