A widespread, accumulating snow will be likely Wednesday.
An area of low pressure will race eastward from the Rocky Mountains Monday, reaching New England by Wednesday. It will approach from the west and south, drawing in oceanic moisture as well as tapping into colder, Canadian air to the north. Most places will get somewhere around four to five inches of fresh snow, though the amounts will range from around two inches near the Canadian border to as much as one foot to the MA border.
Here's the time line. The snow will begin after midnight Wednesday (Tuesday night into Wednesday morning) and by dawn Wednesday for almost everyone! Snow will not last too long, roughly 12 hours for many places beginning around dawn Wednesday and ending around dusk. Travel will be difficult with snow accumulation, reduced visibilities, and black ice possible Wednesday night.
Snow amounts will range from 2-4" near the Canadian border in NY, rising to 4-8" from the valleys to the mountains of central VT/NY/NH to 8-12" from the valleys to the mountains in southern VT/NH. Locally higher amounts are possible in the southern Green Mountains. The snow consistency will be fairly light, perhaps a little "packier" near the MA border with temps near 30 degrees. Elsewhere temperatures will be between 15-25 degrees.
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