Winter Storm Watch Tonight Into Tuesday
Snow expected to begin Monday night, with a messy Tuesday commute widely expected.
A winter storm watch will be in effect for the Lynnfield area from Monday evening until Tuesday afternoon.
The National Weather Service forecast calls for snow starting late Monday evening and lasting overnight with a “significant impact likely on the Tuesday morning commute.” Wind gusts up to 20 miles per hour are possible.
The National Weather Service forecast calls for no more than 5 inches of snowfall, although a rain/sleet mix will also be a factor during the storm. According to the NWS forecast, snow will mainly begin after 3 a.m. heading into Tuesday morning, and become all rain by 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Some snow showers are also possible on Wednesday, but temperatures close to 40 are expected both Tuesday and Wednesday.
The forecast from channel 7 Boston has Lynnfield in the zone expected to receive 2 to 4 inches, with towns nearby toward the Merrimack Valley more likely to receive 4 to 8 inches.
WHDH forecasts snow starting around 9 p.m. Monday with a messy Tuesday morning commute that includes rain near the coast and a sleet/rain mix by mid-day tomorrow.