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Expect snow and sleet late Saturday night into Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Expect snow and sleet late Saturday night into Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. National Weather Service Boston

The sunny half of the weekend is over: Next, clouds, rain, snow, sleet.

Temperatures is expected drop into the low 30s overnight, with snow and sleet rolling in around 3 a.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. It will not get much higher than the mid-30s Sunday.

A winter weather advisory for northern Connecticut, central and western Massachusetts was expanded to include Middlesex and Essex counties Saturday night. The advisory will remain in effect until 1 p.m. Sunday.

Boston will probably only get rain Sunday morning to around 1 p.m.

Northwest Massachusetts and northern Connecticut could see up to 2 inches of snow Sunday, especially in higher terrain.

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“As you get further inland, that’s where you’ll see larger areas of snow or sleet,” National Weather Service meteorologist Matt Doody said.

While the bulk of the wet weather will hit Sunday, the south coast could see some rain and foggy conditions Saturday.

The periods of snow, sleet, or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties, according to a weather service statement. Drivers should be cautious of slippery roads.

Significant ice will affect the Berkshires and Worcester Hills, bringing about potentially downed limbs and isolated power outages.

Aside from chances of rain Thursday and Friday, the rest of the week will be mostly clear with highs in the 50s and lows in the mid-30s.


Samantha J. Gross can be reached at samantha.gross@globe.com.