Latest Forecast: How Much Snow Will Lexington Get?
A winter storm warning and a wind advisory is in effect for Lexington.
Although initial forecasts predicted mostly rain for the Boston area, Lexington residents woke up to snow falling but not necessarily accumulating this morning.
So, how much snow will Lexington get?
Forecasters have said that this will be a prolonged storm that will last throughout the day today and into tomorrow morning. When all is said and done, the Lexington area can expect 3-6 inches, according to WHDH.
In the WHDH Weather Blog, Meteorologist Jeremy Reiner says snow will be steady along and east of I-95. Areas west of I-95 will see patchy snow this morning and more steady precipitation later today.
By tonight, Reiner says everyone can expect "widespread-steady snow."
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Lexington area, which is in effect until 1 p.m. Friday. NWS says most of the snow accumulation will take place overnight tonight, making roads slick for the Thursday evening and Friday morning commutes.
A wind advisory is also in effect for the Lexington area. NWS is predicting winds of 15-25 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph.
The heavy, wet snow combined with high winds could mean scattered power outages for the area, NWS says.
So, we've got a winter storm warning and a wind advisory is in effect, but have yet to see much accumulation. How much snow do you expect Lexington will get during this storm?