The National Weather Service is predicting a mixed bag of precipitation over the weekend.
Snow will develop tonight and may mix with sleet overnight.
Saturday several inches of snow accumulation are possible, with the greatest risk across RI and southeast MA. The snow may mix with rain and sleet along the immediate coast and Cape/Islands. The axis of heaviest snowfall may still change.
The map above is concerning just Saturday’s storm.
Looking ahead, late Sunday into early Monday, a stronger storm will bring the potential for significant snow accumulation, with the greatest risk across the interior, north and west of the Boston to Providence corridor. Snow may mix with sleet or change to rain in the coastal plain.
A chance of snow before 10pm, then snow and sleet. Low around 29. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Snow and sleet, becoming all snow after 10am. High near 35. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
A slight chance of snow between 10pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow between midnight and 5am, then rain likely after 5am. Low around 32. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Rain and snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.