Between 12 and 24 inches of snow accumulation is expected, beginning Friday morning.
Thursday, February 7
As of 3:19 p.m. on Wednesday, the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for Middlesex County and much of Massachusetts from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. According to NWS, much the state will be impacted by heavy snow with accumulation of 12 to 24 inches with the potential for blizzard conditions. The NWS previously forecast 14 to 18 inches in the Melrose area. That total has been increased to 18 to 24 inches in the latest forecast. (See photo.) Light snow is expected to begin by Friday morning and increase in intensity throughout the day with the heaviest snowfall occurring Friday night into Saturday morning. Snowfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour are possible during that time. Residents should be aware that…
The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch that goes into effect Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. Melrose may see one to two feet of snow.
Updated at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday The National Weather Service issued a Blizzard Watch Wednesday afternoon, as Middlesex County—including Melrose—may see 1-2 feet of snow Friday through Saturday, according to the NWS website. "A potential historic winter storm and blizzard is expected to drop (one) to (two) feet of snow across much of the region Friday into Saturday," reads the Blizzard Watch report. The Blizzard Watch goes into effect Friday morning through Saturday afternoon, according to the website. Meanhwile, the Winter Storm Watch has been canceled. Original Report The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch Wednesday morning, as Melrose could see more than a foot of snow, according to the NWS website. "A major winter storm…