Winter Storm Watch for most of western Massachusetts this weekend

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire and western Hampden County from Saturday morning through Sunday morning.

Significant snow is possible with total snow accumulations of around 6 inches mainly in the hills and Berkshires.

Travel could become very difficult due to low visibility and snow covered roadways late Saturday morning into Saturday night.

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Rain will move in Friday night and as we head into Saturday morning, it will change to snow in the hills and the Berkshires and we will likely see it mix with or change to snow in the valley as well.

The potential does exist for a significant accumulation of snow especially in the hills and the Berkshires but there could also be an accumulation in the valley depending on the track of the storm. Highs on Saturday will be in the lower 40s.

The rain and snow will likely continue into Saturday evening but should start to taper off overnight.

Stay with the 22News Storm Team as they track the latest information.

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