UPDATED: Winter Storm Watch Issued for Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning
Several inches of snow could fall in Eastern Massachusetts from the winter storm.
[UPDATE: Jan. 21, 4:42 p.m.]
That snow is expected to begin as flurries early Monday evening and cause a bit of a headache come Tuesday morning's commute.
The bulk of the snow is expected along the coasts, with the Cape and coastal New Hampshire predicted to receive 5 or more inches, according to the WHDH weather blog. The western suburbs fall in the area predicted to receive 2-3 inches, but Boston is on the border of the 2-3 and 3-5 inch lines.
Most of the snow is expected to fall late tonight through Tuesday mid-day. Along with the snow, according to WHDH, will come arctic air that is expected to stick around throughout the coming week.
[UPDATE: Jan 21, 8:17 a.m.]
Forecasters say the snow will start hitting the coast about 5 p.m. Monday, and then drop 3-5 inches of snow along near the coast and 1 to 3 inches inland, according to the WHDH Channel 7 forecast.
Most of the snow is expected to fall on Tuesday.
A snow storm will roll into Eastern Massachusetts Monday afternoon and continue through Tuesday morning, dumping a few inches of snow in the area.
The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch beginning Monday afternoon. The heaviest snow will be along the coast of Massachusetts, where 4 to 8 inches of snow could fall, but the storm watch includes the cities of Boston and Cambridge.
Further inland, snowfall is expected to between 1 to 3 inches, according to the forecast by WHDH Channel 7.
Stay tuned to Patch for updates on the storm.