Watch For Flooding Friday, Freezing Rain Saturday


Depending on the exact track of the low pressure area on Saturday we may see it turn to freezing rain or sleet before the precipitation ends.

In addition to the flooding concern, there will be areas of fog (locally dense) as the mild air moves over the snow on a strong southerly flow. Furthermore, flooding along streams and smaller rivers due to ice jams, may become problematic later today and early Saturday.

Despite the drop in temperature and icy roads, state police in both Columbia and Greene counties said there have been no major accidents.

Saturday: A chance of rain, mainly before 10 a.m.

A wet and warm day. We should see significant rainfall Friday night but not almost enough to put a dent in the drought. That would break the record high for this date of 61 set in 1880.

Sunday calls for mostly sunny weather, with a high near 17 degrees. Total accumulations of snow are still predicted by the National Weather Service to be up to three inches, on top of up to two-tenths of an inch of ice. Winds will gust 40-to-50 miles per hour within some of the downpours over southeastern Mass.

Most spots will get close to an 1″ of snow
Most spots will get close to an 1″ of snow

Heavy rain is moving through the Worcester area and a flood warning has been issued until Saturday morning.

Expect rain - heavy at times - to continue through Friday night and past midnight.

A flash freeze is distinct from freezing rain. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.

The cold that arrives on Saturday will stick around a while (again).

Download the Boston 25 Weather app for Apple and Android to take the latest Boston 25 StormTracker Weather Forecast with you on the go. Day, with mostly sunny skies and a high of 8. "But the later they can come in the more it will allow that to happen". The record high for Bridgeport is 55 degrees, set a year ago in 2017.

By Saturday afternoon, temperatures will be up to 35 to 40 degrees colder than Friday afternoon, hovering between 30 and 35.