The National Weather Service is predicting a slurry of snow and rain on Saturday from two separate storm systems and has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for coastal New England.
The snow is forecast to start falling around 11 a.m. with a quick turn to rain, then perhaps more snow. A later burst of snow after midnight is not expected to yield significant accumulations. Total accumulation is forecast to be minimal.
Higher snowfall totals — up to 8 inches — are predicted for eastern New England.
The forecast for Groton is below:
- Today: A chance of snow before 11am, then rain and snow. High near 36. Northeast wind 6 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
- Tonight: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after midnight. Low around 27. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
- Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
- Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph.