More snow, sleet, freezing rain may hit region today

Posted
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.

To reach Josh Stilts:
jstilts@berkshireeagle.com,
or (413) 496-6243
On Twitter: @JoshStilts


TALK TO US

If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions