TAUNTON – The National Weather Service issued its latest alert at 3:21 a.m.
A winter storm warning will start at 7 a.m. today, March 7 and last until 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 8 for Framingham, as well as portions of MetroWest, Central, and Western Massachusetts.
Heavy snow is expected to start after 1 p.m., although any will wake up to snow this morning.
Forecasters have MetroWest, including Framingham expected to see at least 6 inches of snow but as much as a foot of snow. MetroWest is on the rain/snow line, so we could get 6 inches of heavy rain-soaked snow or 12 inches of snow.
At times, snow could fall as much as 1 to 3 inches per hour.
Travel will be very difficult, if not impossible, during the Wednesday afternoon commute, according to the National Weather Service.
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.