BOSTON (WHDH) - A winter storm warning has been issued across most of Massachusetts with heavy snowfall in the mid-week forecast. Many places could see more than a half foot of snow.
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Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Worcester, Middlesex and Berkshire counties are all impacted by the warning. The warning is in effect Tuesday into Wednesday afternoon.
Boston, Norfolk County, the North Shore, Cape Anne, Cape Cod and the Islands are not impacted by the warning.
The South Shore and South Coast are under a winter weather advisory.
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Snow is expected to move from west to east just after midnight Tuesday. The heaviest snow will hit Wednesday during the morning commute and persist into the early afternoon. The storm will shift into lighter snow showers until around 6 p.m., when it will taper off.
Most locations in the warning can expect see around four to seven inches of snow, with an isolated 8 inches possible, especially northwest of I-495.
North Shore and metro-Boston will get two to four inches of snow, while Southeastern Massachusetts, along with the Cape and the Islands, will receive a coating to two inches.
A sharp snowfall gradient is likely for areas north and west of Boston.
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Travel conditions are expected to be dangerous during the storm as heavy snow could lead to significant reductions in visibility.
Coastal flooding and heavy winds are not a concern with this storm.
For more, visit the 7Weather page.
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