Wintry mix moving into western Massachusetts

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team declared a Weather Alert Day for Monday and Tuesday due to the potential for a wintry mix that could impact on your commute overnight and possibly Tuesday morning.

  • Winter Weather Advisory: Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin Counties in effect until 7:00 a.m. Tuesday
  • Winter Weather Advisory: Berkshire County in effect until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday
  • Wind Advisory: Berkshire County in effect until 7:00 a.m. Tuesday

There will be areas of heavy sleet and snow overnight, especially in Franklin, Berkshire and western Hampshire counties. At least a coating of snow and sleet is likely everywhere in western Massachusetts; some areas will receive up to 5 inches of snow and sleet.

Be ready for slushy and icy conditions Tuesday morning; around 7:00 a.m., temperatures will be in the 30’s. The morning commute will mainly be rainy (plain rain) in the lower Pioneer Valley. There will be some sleet and snow hanging on in Franklin, Berkshire and western Hampshire counties.

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Give yourself a few extra minutes to scrape ice and slush from your car.  There will be a few slippery roads Tuesday morning, and most of the day will feature occasional showers of plain rain.

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