The watch is in effect beginning Wednesday afternoon, and lasting through Thursday afternoon.
Snow, sleet, and freezing rains, with snow accumulations ranging from 3-5 inches are predicted.
As of Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service is forecasting:
- Today: Snow, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog after 4pm. High near 37. Calm wind becoming east between 6 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
- Tonight: Snow. Patchy fog. Low around 29. East wind between 8 and 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
- Thursday: Snow. Patchy fog. High near 36. East wind between 14 and 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
- Thursday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind between 9 and 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
This 3-5 inch snowstorm may be considered a blizzard this year, but to put things in perspective: last year Danvers was and roughly 88 inches of snow.
On Thursday morning, check back to Danvers Patch for school and business closings, and check our Live Traffic Map.