Two storms in three days coming to western Massachusetts

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Plan on an active start to March with the potential for two winter storms to have impacts on the weekend.

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Hampden County and eastern Hampshire County from Saturday 1AM-Saturday 7PM.

Here’s what we expect:

STORM #1: Saturday Morning (Lower impact storm)

Timing:

  • Snow arrives: Saturday 3 a.m. – 7 a.m. from south to north
  • Steadiest Snow: 6 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Snow Ending: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Snowfall:

STORM #2: Sunday Night-Monday Morning (Potentially bigger impact storm)

Timing:

  • Snow arrives: Sunday 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. from west to east 
  • Heaviest snow: Sunday 11 p.m. – Monday 6 a.m.
  • Snow Ending: Monday 8 a.m. – Noon
  • We will be able to narrow down the timing further as this storm approaches
  • Potential exists for impacts to the morning commute and the school day

Snowfall:

  • Higher accumulation northwest
  • Lower accumulation southeast
  • Potentially significant accumulating storm
  • Some uncertainty regarding whether sleet/freezing rain mixes with snow.
    • More mix = less snow
  • We’ll be able to issue our initial snowfall forecast for this storm on Saturday

Stay with the 22News Storm Team as we continue to track these storms throughout the weekend with our team of meteorologists.

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