Winter Storm watchIssued at 3:32 PM EDT Tuesday 11 March 2014
Heavy snow and blowing snow could start affecting the Lower North Shore Thursday morning.Details
A low pressure system over Kansas will track northeastward and become a major storm over New England Wednesday. 30 to 40 cm of snow is expected along the Appalachians, while over the Upper St Lawrence, between 15 and 20 cm is expected. 15 to 20 cm of snow is also expected over the Gaspé Peninsula Wednesday night. Snow will be accompanied by strong northeasterly winds causing widespread blowing snow. These winds will also affect several areas along the mid and Lower St Lawrence. Snow will not be as heavy in these regions, but it could be easily whipped up by the winds and give near-zero visibilities during several hours. Adjust your travel plans accordingly and check road conditions before leaving.