Winter Storm Warning Issued For Wilmington
Wilmington could get anywhere from three to eight inches of snow, according to Thursday-morning forecasts.
Snowfall predictions for the current snow storm hitting the Merrimack Valley have varied over the past 24 hours.
At first forecasters said the area could receive four to eight inches of snow. Later on Wednesday, those predictions were downgraded to a few inches of wet snow.
Thursday morning, the picture has changed again, with expected snow totals rising again—something anyone looking out the window could confirm.
The National Weather Service has now issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Merrimack Valley with snowfall predictions at 4-8 inches. Winds will continue from the north at 15-25 MPH and gusts up to 55 MPH.
Temperatures are expected to stay fairly steady. Mid 30's through the afternoon and low 30's this evening.
The Winter Storm Warning will remain in effect through 1 p.m. Friday.
Here are the latest snowfall predictions from a handful of local forecasters:
- WHDH (Channel 7): 3-6 inches
- WCVB (Channel 5): 3-6 inches
- WBZ (Channel 4): 4-8 inches
- WBUR (90.9 FM): 4-6 inches
- National Weather Service: 4-6 inches
What's more, forecasters agree this storm will last through Thursday night and into Friday, so pay attention to possible school closures and traffic headaches on Friday.