The warm, above-freezing temperatures will fill the valleys first, so low-lying areas will see the changeover to rain earlier than the higher elevations. Areas of southern Kentucky will already be seeing a transition over to rain early this morning, while this transition won't occur for northern parts of Kentucky until later this morning.
The week ahead in Greater Boston is expected to be moderately cold with snow possible on Wednesday.
The Thursday night forecast calls for a slight chance of snow and cool temperatures with a low around 16. If that track is farther inland than this immediate storm, northwestern New Jersey will see mostly rain. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Weather service forecasters in Buffalo say, however, those counties could get more snow if the storm moves farther west than now projected.
Saturday, there will be a 40 percent chance of snow with a high near 29, the weather service said.
Cloudy skies Sunday morning will combine with occasional scattered snow showers, possible at any time with plenty of breaks in between. The high is expected to be 20 degrees with a daytime wind chill of -11.
Thursday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
As quick as the clouds cleared, they return during the evening and overnight hours.
Total wet snow could reach up to an inch, and there could be a trace of ice accumulations that may be less than one-tenth of an inch.
Freezing cold and scattered snow showers will move into New England on Tuesday before a larger storm system sweeps through the region and impacts the evening commute on Wednesday. A fast moving upper level low pressure system will provide an inch or two of snow Monday night.