First Snow of the Season Likely Sun Night: 1 – 2 in accumulation expected

UPDATE: Winter Weather Advisory posted Sun 12:28pm until Mon 7:00am for portions of northern CT, central MA and northern RI including the cities of Putnam, Willimantic, Milford, Worcester, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, and West Warwick where 2 – 4 inches of snow could fall.

At Providence, precipitation is likely through Mon 2am, the first snow of the season with temperatures a few degrees below freezing before rising above freezing by mid-morning. Colder suburbs outside the metropolitan area could see slightly higher amounts.

Probability of accumulation at least 0.1in is 98%, 1in is 81%, 2in is 22%, 4in is near 0%. Substantially higher amounts are expected to the north and west of Providence, as far as Worcester MA, Springfield MA, and Hartford CT, so travelers should take note.

The next chance of rain will be Thu night.