While Tom Brady takes the field in Florida, where temperatures could reach up to 73 degrees on Super Bowl Sunday, it’ll be a different story here in New England.
A winter storm warning is currently in effect and will be until 1 a.m. Monday for Boston, southern Massachusetts, and Cape Cod, as well as most of Rhode Island, according to the National Weather Service. Those areas could see heavy, wet snow with accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, and wind gusts could reach up to 40 miles per hour. There is a winter weather advisory in the rest of the state.
Hazardous travel is expected, according to the National Weather Service. The storm is expected to end this evening.
Temperatures on Sunday are expected to be in the mid-20s to mid-30s, with lows in the teens to low-20s, forecasters said.
Plymouth, Foxborough, New Bedford, and Hyannis are expected to see 6 inches. To the southeast, Provincetown, Chatham, and Nantucket are set to get a few inches of snow, ranging between 2 and 3 inches. Oak Bluffs could see up to 5 inches.
Boston is expected to get 5 inches, and communities north of the city are likely to see between 4 and 5 inches as well, including Bedford and Lawrence.
The central part of the state could see 4 to 5 inches of snow, and western Massachusetts is expected to get between 2 and 3 inches.
Snow started falling Sunday morning, and by 4 p.m., about 3 inches is likely in southern Massachusetts. Boston and parts of central and western Massachusetts will likely see 1 to 2 inches of snow by the afternoon.
Heading into Sunday evening, an additional 3 inches of snow is likely by 10 p.m. in southern Massachusetts. Boston and parts of central Massachusetts might get another 2 inches of snow. Western Massachusetts may receive an additional inch of snow.
The storm began as early as 12 p.m. on Sunday in areas of Boston, Hyannis, and central Massachusetts. Meanwhile, southern Massachusetts, including Taunton and Plymouth, started seeing snow around 1 p.m.
At 7 p.m., snow might still be falling in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
The storm is expected to end in Boston and areas north and south of the city by 9 p.m.
Snow could continue falling for another hour or so before the storm wraps up around 10 p.m. in communities in southeastern Massachusetts including Plymouth and parts of the Cape, like Hyannis and Provincetown.
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