Forecast calls for freezing weather


FRIDAY: Cloudy with rain.

Snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet are possible in Boston Saturday night, according to the forecast. In Hancock and Washington counties, the flood watch extends from Friday afternoon though Sunday morning.

Winter Weather Advisory (Saturday): Hampden, Hampshire & Franklin Counties on Saturday 5AM-4PM. Ice changes to snow. A high of 22 was expected Friday before an overnight low of 8 degrees Friday night as lake effect snow could lead to snow showers in the area. Saturday will bring temperatures down to 65 degrees and mostly sunny skies.

"People should expect travel conditions to range from poor to extremely hard from Saturday to Saturday night in the storm's wake", according to AccuWeather's senior meteorologist Alex Sosnowski.

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Before dealing with any wintry mix, most of New Jersey will be seeing batches of rain, which could be heavy at times, forecasters said.

Meanwhile today, a strong Arctic cold front is chasing down that rain from the northwest.

In addition, another shot of cooler air is coming in from the North with winds going 10 to 20 miles per hour during the day on Saturday, he said.

Enjoy the warm weather while you can, because another cold snap is headed for central Pennsylvania. These spots are switching over to snow from midnight to daybreak Saturday as a "flash freeze" occurs. It is going to happen and we need to focus on moderate rain that is going to move into the region. Show is also likely Wednesday, with another chance of snow showers Thursday.