Boston could see up to 6 inches of snow this weekend

BOSTON (WHDH) - An approaching storm will bring several inches of plowable snow to the region this weekend, with Boston expected to see up to six inches.

RELATED: View an interactive radar

Meteorologist Chris Lambert says the flakes will start falling early Saturday afternoon and persist into the evening. The steadiest of the snowfall is expected during the mid-afternoon hours.

Metro Boston, Worcester, central Massachusetts and areas on the North Shore and South Shore are expected to see 3-6 inches.

Western and southeastern areas are slated to see 1-3 inches. Cape Cod and the Islands will see a coating to one inch of snow.

If the storm tracks slightly to the west, it could become more of a rain-snow mix.

The storm will not cause wind damage and flooding will not be a concern.

Dry conditions will move in for Sunday. A few early morning flurries are possible.

For more, visit the 7Weather page.