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Wintry weather expected to impact morning commute in southern New England

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While it certainly won’t be the biggest storm the area has seen, a messy and windy commute is expected for tomorrow morning.

According to the National Weather Service, a period of snow or rain changing to snow is expected Thursday morning near & especially south of Hartford, CT, to Worcester, to the Boston line. A swath of 1 to 3″ of snow is expected with an impact to the Thursday morning commute. Most of the snow will be from 5 am until noon Thursday.

The forecast:

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Tonight
Rain, mainly after 4am. Low around 34. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday
Rain and snow before 2pm, then a chance of snow between 2pm and 3pm. Temperature falling to around 29 by 5pm. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -2. North wind 8 to 13 mph.

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