Winter weather is on the way to the Berkshires as the effects of Tropical Storm Zeta will be felt throughout New England today and tomorrow.  Zeta will bring rain today mixing with snow tonight and through the overnight hours into tomorrow morning.

The accumulation in Berkshire County like all storms will depend on the elevation.  Total snowfall is expected to range between 1 to 4 inches before turning back to rain and coming to an end tomorrow afternoon.

Zeta is a fast-moving storm that will also deliver cold temperatures averaging in the low 30s overnight tonight.  Temps will drop further in the higher elevations.  WUPE will you up to date with hourly forecasts.

Below is the long-range forecast for the Berkshires…

Today

Rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 44. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight

Rain before 2am, then rain and snow. Low around 31. Northeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Friday

Snow, possibly mixing with rain after noon, then gradually ending. High near 36. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

Sunday

A chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night

Rain showers likely before 11pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 11pm and 5am, then snow showers likely after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday

A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night

A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 50.

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