Another Blast of Winter To Impact The Berkshires
Another snap of winter weather is heading for the Berkshires today. Forecasters are predicting only a few inches of snow, but there could still be an impact on travel for those commuting in the evening.
The National Weather Service in Albany, New York issued a Winter Weather Advisory at 3:37am that will remain in effect from 10:00 am this morning through 6:00 pm tonight.
According to forecasters at the weather services, we can expect total snow accumulations of between 2 and 5 Inches.
The affected areas include the Berkshires and surrounding Western Massachusetts, Northwestern Connecticut, the Southeast Catskills, Mid-Hudson Valley, and Southern Taconics Of Eastern New York.
The evening snow could make evening travel conditions difficult, and the hazardous traveling conditions could impact the evening commute.
According to the weather service, snowfall rates could approach 1 To 1 1/2 inches per hour early this afternoon.
You can check out the latest weather information HERE.
The daytime/evening forecast from weather.gov for Pittsfield and the Berkshires is as follows:
Today: Snow, mainly after noon. High near 33. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
According to the extended forecast, we’ll have a few more snow chances tomorrow morning and tomorrow afternoon as temperatures are expected to reach near 40.