Although initial forecasts predicted mostly rain for the Boston area, snow is falling fast in Bedford Thursday.
So, how much snow will Bedford 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 Bedford 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 Bedford 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. .
The heavy, wet snow combined with high winds could mean scattered power outages for the area, NWS says.
Some Mass. schools have already started announcing early dismissals for Thursday. There has not been any announcements for Bedford schools so far, but stay tuned to Patch for updates.