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Potential Snowstorm This Weekend Could Drop a Foot of Snow in the Greater New Bedford Area

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Prediction models are all over the map (pun intended) as a swath of winter weather will descend on the Southcoast late Friday through Sunday morning. Early totals show 1 to 3 inches Friday night with the potential for up to 14 inches Saturday through Sunday. Obviously the modeling might change, but there is little doubt that our area will be affected in some way, shape or form during the weekend.

There is every indication that a storm will continue to develop and strengthen off the Atlantic coast later this week. Fun Fact: the storm might intensify enough from Friday to Saturday to be classified as a bomb cyclone as it moves north into New England. Late January is typically prime time for winter storms; we’ve dodged a few bullets this season and the last couple of winters have been relatively mild.

We’ll continue to update the forecast as the weekend approaches. In the meantime…

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Lifelong New Bedford Resident, Umass Dartmouth & NBHS alum. Passionate, sarcastic and informed. Avid duckpin bowler and a lover of amazing food, fine wine and awesome movies.

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  1. You don’t need a map to know it’s going to be a blizzard.

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