Doozy of a Snow Storm Coming on Tuesday – More than a Foot Possible

Two storms coming together could produce a foot or more of snowfall in the Watertown area Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from 5 a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday with heavy snow and gusty winds. Local weather forecasters predict between 12 and 18 inches of snow to fall in the Boston area. The WCVB Channel 5 forecast said one forecast model has the MetroWest and Boston areas getting more than a foot. This would include Watertown.

Nor’easter Could Dump a Foot of Snow on Watertown Thursday

The National Weather Service warns that a major snow storm is heading toward the Boston area Wednesday evening through Thursday, and as much as a foot of snow could fall on Watertown. A Winter Storm Watch will be in effect from 10 p.m. on Wednesday through Thursday and ending in the early hours of Friday morning. The heavy snowfall could impact both commutes. Snowfall could be from 8 to 12 inches, according to the NWS. WBZ Channel 4’s weather report says there could be as much as 14 inches in the Boston area.

Snow in Watertown’s Forecast, Could Impact Monday’s Commute

The National Weather Service forecast calls for 1-3 inches of snow in the Boston area, and it could impact the morning commute on Monday. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued from 7 p.m. Sunday to 1 p.m. Monday. Snow will begin falling Sunday night and will turn to rain Monday morning. There is a possibility of freezing rain during the change from snow to rain, according to the National Weather Service. The low on Sunday will be 26 degrees, but temperatures will rise on Monday with a high in the low 40s.

STORM WATCH: Monday’s RMUD Meeting Cancelled by Snow

Monday’s storm looks like it could will leave several inches of snow on Watertown, and has closed schools in town, and could have other impacts. The Watertown Public Schools are closed again Monday. The National Weather Service issuing a Winter Storm Warning through 7 a.m. Tuesday. The snow is expected to arrive in Watertown just before 9 a.m., according to Fox25’s weather report. The Boston area could get 6-10 inches in the worst areas around Massachusetts, according to the National Weather Service.