UPDATE: More Snow Predicted for Mid Week
Motorists should watch out for another potential nor'easter predicted to pass through the region late Tuesday night through Wednesday. Weather reports now indicate 7-12 inches of snow accumulation.
The National Weather Service is predicting another winter snowstorm for Wednesday, starting in the early morning – snowfall may start after 3 a.m. – and lasting throughout the day, eventually turning into snow showers. NWS is now predicting snowfall of 7-12 inches
As of Sunday night, other weather news outlets were labeling the storm as another nor’easter that may blow its way up from the southeastern corner of the country and pass through the northeastern states. Those reports indicated four inches or more for most of Massachusetts, including the North Shore.
If you need to travel to work, school or elsewhere on Wednesday, motorists should exercise caution on the road. NWS is predicting hazardous travel conditions for the Wednesday commute while snowfall is the heaviest late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Decreased visibility of about a half-mile is predicted.
Along Route 128, construction continues as normal this week. According to scheduling maps from the Mass. Department of Transportation, work on the northbound side of the highway, starting at Exit 23S and stretching to Tozer Road in Beverly, will continue on a Monday to Thursday schedule from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Also from Endicott Street down to Centennial Drive in Peabody, work crews will be out on the same schedule. Construction at the bridge over High Street (Route 35) is set for Wednesday from 8:30 p.m. – 5 a.m. and Thursday from 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m.