PRINCETON, MASS. (WHDH) - A spring storm that is sweeping across the Bay State on Friday morning could dump up to 8 inches of snow in parts of Central and Western Massachusetts before it clears out.

RELATEDTrack the spring storm on interactive radar

A winter storm warning is in effect for Northern Worcester, Northwest Middlesex, Northern Berkshire, Western Franklin, and Western Hampshire counties until 8 p.m., while a winter weather advisory has been issued for Southern Berkshire, Eastern Franklin, Eastern Hampshire, and Western Hampden counties.

Ashburnham has seen the most snowfall so far, with 8 inches of fresh powder on the ground as of 11 a.m.

Royalston has gotten 7.5 inches of snow, while 7 inches has fallen in Ashby. Six of inches of snow is on the ground in Fitchburg.

Nine inches of snow was reported in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, and 7.5 inches in New Ipswich.

Residents in Princeton were left to dig out from well over half a foot of snow.

Motorists are being urged to use caution due to slick road conditions and limited visibility.

The storm is expected to significantly weaken by Friday afternoon.

For the latest forecast, visit the 7NEWS Weather page.

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