Western Massachusetts Weather Alerts

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Northern Berkshire
  • Southern Berkshire

Wind Advisory In Effect From 4 Am Early This Morning To Noon
Est Today
The National Weather Service In Albany Has Issued A Wind
Advisory Which Is In Effect From 4 Am Early This Morning To
Noon Est Today.
- Locations Southern Green Mountains Berkshires Litchfield
Hills Taconics Southern Adirondacks Eastern Catskills And
Schoharie Valley.
- Hazards Strong And Gusty Winds.
- Winds South To Southeast 20 To 35 Mph With Gusts 46 To 57 Mph.
- Timing Early This Morning Through Noon.
- Impacts Isolated To Scattered Power Outages Possible Due To
Downed Tree Limbs And Powerlines.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Wind Advisory Means That Winds Of 35 Mph Are Expected. Winds
This Strong Can Make Driving Difficult Especially For High
Profile Vehicles. Use Extra Caution.

Winter Storm Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Western Hampshire
  • Western Hampden
  • Eastern Hampshire
  • Eastern Hampden
  • Western Franklin
  • Eastern Franklin

Winter Storm Watch Remains In Effect From Wednesday Morning
Through Thursday Morning
- Locations Western Massachusetts And Northern Connecticut.
- Hazard Types Heavy Snow.
- Accumulations Snow Accumulation Of 6 To 10 Inches.
- Timing A Mixture Of Rain And Snow Wednesday Morning Should
Change To All Snow By Wednesday Afternoon And Continue Through
Wednesday Night.
- Impacts This Storm Will Significantly Impact Holiday
Travel Making Driving Dangerous At Times.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Watch Is Issued For The Potential Of Accumulating
Snow Of 6 Or More Inches In A 12 Hour Period Or 8 Or More
Inches In A 24 Hour Period. Anyone Traveling In The Next 24 To
36 Hours Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Prepared To Modify
Travel Plans Should Winter Weather Develop.

Winter Storm Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Northern Berkshire
  • Southern Berkshire

Winter Storm Watch In Effect From Wednesday Morning Through
Thursday Morning
The National Weather Service In Albany Has Issued A Winter Storm
Watch For Heavy Snow Which Is In Effect From Wednesday Morning
Through Thursday Morning.
- Locations All Of Western New England And All Of Eastern New
York Excluding The Western Adirondacks And The Western Mohawk Valley.
- Hazard Types Heavy Snow.
- Accumulations Snow Accumulation Of 9 Inches Or More Possible.
- Maximum Snowfall Rates Up To 3 Inches An Hour.
- Timing Wednesday Morning Through Mid Morning On Thanksgiving Day.
- Impacts Hazardous Travel Conditions.
- Winds Northeast To Northwest At 5 To 15 Mph With Gusts Up To
25 Mph.
- Temperatures In The 20s To Lower 30s.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Watch Means There Is A Potential For Significant
Snow Sleet Or Ice Accumulations That May Impact Travel.
Continue To Monitor The Latest Forecasts.