More snow, sleet, freezing rain may hit region today

Sunday February 10, 2013

PITTSFIELD -- According to the National Weather Service, the storm dubbed "Nemo" is the fifth-largest ever to hit New England and there may be more precipitation on the way.

While Saturday afternoon was mostly sunny with highs in the 20s, Saturday night temperatures were expected to drop below 0 with clear skies until a large cloud cover rolls in late this evening.

Sleet, snow or freezing rain could hit the Berkshires overnight tonight, according to meteorologist Brian Montgomery.

"It’ll move from sleet or freezing rain to all rain by mid-morning as the temperatures climb, possibly to 40 degrees, by [Monday] afternoon," he said.

He added the "wintry mix," which will last until most people’s morning commute, isn’t expected to accumulate however.

The storm, which dumped more than an inch an hour, blanketed the Berkshires with more than a foot of snow countywide, while towns in higher elevations, such as Peru, had nearly two feet drop on them.

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