Weather Alert Day: Snow will taper off tonight

Snow will become widespread by the afternoon

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team has declared a Weather Alert Day for Saturday, January 7th due to the snow that is falling across western Massachusetts.

What to expect on Saturday:

  • Snow will taper off this evening
  • Snow will make for slippery roads and will reduce visibility at times
  • Snow will come to an end from west to east Saturday evening
  • Highs will be in the low to mid-20’s

Related: Western Mass. Snowfall Map

The most accumulating snow is expected to fall in eastern parts of Hampden County where about 4-8 inches of snow is possible.

Most of the valley will see about 3-6 inches of snow. Expect a coating to 2 inches for Berkshire County and far western parts of Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all of the Pioneer Valley until 10PM tonight. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for eastern Hampden County until 11PM. Roads will be slick and visibility will be reduced. If traveling leave yourself extra time and drive safely.

Snowfall Reports:

Wilbraham 3.7”
Ludlow 2“
Ware 4.5”
Wales 4″
East Longmeadow 3”
Hampden 3”
Longmeadow 2.5”
Southwick 2.5”
West Springfield 2”
Westhampton 2”
Amherst 1.5”

More Information:
Local Forecast Severe WX Text Alerts
Temperatures Severe WX Email Alerts
Weather News Live Area Webcams
Interactive Radar Winter Safety Checklist