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 Stonington is below:
- Today: Snow likely before 1 p.m., then rain and snow. High near 36. Northeast wind 8 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
- Tonight: Snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 28. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
- Sunday: A chance of snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
- Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 20 mph.