BOSTON – The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning from 7 a.m. Wednesday into 1 p.m. Thursday for MetroWest, including Framingham.
This nor’easter could deliver 12 to 15 inches of snow for Framingham, although some parts of MetroWest could see up to 20 inches of snow, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service.
At times snow could fall at 1 to 3 inches per hour.
The Wednesday evening rush hour is expected to be significantly impacted where precipitation is falling as heavy snow.
Travel could be very difficult where precipitation remains heavy snow with the potential for 2 to 3 inch per hour snowfall rates.
Significant reductions in visibility are possible.
This will be a wet snow, especially just northwest of the rain/snow line which may result in downed trees and scattered power outages.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.