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Berkshires see more than a foot of snow

The Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown, Mass., turned into a piece of winter wonderland on Sunday.
The Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown, Mass., turned into a piece of winter wonderland on Sunday.Gillian Jones/The Berkshire Eagle via AP

Western Massachusetts saw several inches of snow on Sunday, just in time for the holidays.

Most of the snow fell in the Berkshires, with Savoy receiving 12.5 inches, the National Weather Service said.

In the town of Lenox, the Lenox Dale neighborhood collected 11 inches of snow and the town of Otis received 6 inches, according to the weather service offices in both Taunton and Albany, N.Y.

In Franklin County, Hawley saw 5.1 inches of snow and Rowe, which borders Vermont, saw 3.1, the weather service said. Measurable snow fell as far east as Dracut, which saw 0.2 inches overnight.

Alan Dunham, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Taunton, said the Berkshires could see another 1 to 3 inches fall Monday morning.


The snow was affecting part of the morning commute Monday, State Police said in a Twitter post. Earlier Monday, the speed limit on the Massachusetts Turnpike near the New York line was lowered to 40 miles per hour, but it was back to normal by 9 a.m., State Police said.

This is the second snow of the year for Western Massachusetts, where some parts of the state saw 6 inches of snow in late October. Rowe saw a half-foot, while Heath saw 5 inches, the weather service said.

However, this is the first time Boston saw snow this season, with a slight dusting that fell Sunday night.

There might be more snow to come. Dunham said there is a chance of rain and snow Wednesday night into Thanksgiving Day. Both Boston and Western Massachusetts could see a light dusting again.

Olivia Quintana can be reached at olivia.quintana@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @oliviasquintana.