BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is advising travelers to expect snow in Western and Central regions of the state overnight tonight and in areas of Northern Massachusetts near the border with New Hampshire.
The storm system is then forecast to push south and eastward in the state on Monday with the precipitation gradually diminishing from west to east Monday night.
MassDOT advises drivers to get updated forecasts for travel late Monday and Monday night as a wintery mix of rain and snow will impact travel, especially on any untreated roadways.
MassDOT crews pretreated roadways today in advance of the storm and MassDOT has already mobilized crews to be deployed in ice and storm operations all day on Monday, January 23, and into the early morning on Tuesday.
Due to the forecast, Massachusetts State Police tonight imposed a 40 m.p.h. speed restriction on I-90 between the N.Y. border and Westfield, (at mile marker 41).
Travelers should exercise caution especially in areas of higher elevation, primarily the northern and western parts of Massachusetts and along the New Hampshire border.