BOSTON – The National Weather Service is forecasting record-cold temperatures and possible snowfall this Mother’s Day weekend.
The forecast calls for possible snow early Saturday morning, with wind gusts up to 35 miles per hour.
The total snow accumulation is forecasted for less than an inch, but some part of the Northeast United States could see anywhere from 1 to 3 inches, to up to 6 inches of snow in May!
A storm moving into New England is expected to clash with a polar vortex, which means even if we don’t see snow, we will have bitter cold rain this weekend.
Temperatures through Saturday evening are expected to hover around freezing.
National Weather Service is forecasting sunny temperatures for Sunday – Mother’s day – with highs in the low 50s, but it will also be windy, with gusts up to 25 miles per hour.
The latest measurable snowfall fell in Greater Boston on May 10, 1977, and brought 0.5 inches, according to the National Weather Service.
That May 9-10, 1977 storm delivered 11.4 inches of snow in Worcester, Massachusetts.