A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for all of western Massachusetts Thursday into Friday.
The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert for snow and sleet Thursday night and Friday morning.
On Wednesday night, the winds back off allowing for record cold overnight lows.
Temperatures will drop into the low teens with even some single digits by Thursday morning.
The record low at Westover A.R.B. in Chicopee for Thursday is 16º set in 1996 and we should break that record.
A cold start Thursday will set things up nicely for wintry weather late in the day.