Welcome: Good evening, here is the evening update for this winter storm. I have seen some concerning ice reports and most notable there is an uptick in expected total ice accumulation…
Alert: Winter Weather Advisory for Northern and Southern Berkshire County is in effect until Sunday 7:00 AM.
Timing: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet this evening will transition to sleet or freezing rain late tonight with it all ending as snow very late tonight into very early tommorow morning.
Snow: If you are in an area of very high elevation you may see some snow this evening but most of us should see snow later than sooner. Total snow accumulation of about a coating to 4 inches.
Sleet: Sleet would likely be occuring now or in a little bit. Total sleet accumulations are part of and there by affecting total snow accumulations.
Freezing Rain: Freezing rain is likely occuring now and will continue for a while. Total ice accumulations of about one tenth of an inch to one quarter of an inch, with some very isolated amounts reaching over a quarter of an inch.
Wind: 5 to 10 mph.
Blowing Snow: Not expected.
Hazards Summary: Roads will be slippery. Isolated power outages are possible. Please be cautious on roads, sidewalks, and driveways.
Anything Else: I hope you all stay safe. Please comment on what you see, thank you. Have a great night.