Just released by NWS-Taunton:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGEHere is their first crack at forecast snow amounts:
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
407 PM EST MON FEB 2 2009
... A PLOWABLE SNOW FOR MUCH OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT MAY ADD UP TO NEARLY 8 INCHES IN PARTS OF SOUTHEAST NEW ENGLAND...
.THE COMBINATION OF LOW PRESSURE PASSING ABOUT 200 MILES EAST OF NANTUCKET AND A STRENGTHENING JET STREAM PATTERN OVER THE NORTHEAST UNITED STATES MAY RESULT SNOWFALL IN EXCESS OF HALF A FOOT AND DRIFTS TO 2 FEET OVER PARTS OF COASTAL SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS AND CAPE COD.
And to think, it reached the low 50's in many areas around here today. What's that ole New England saying..."If you don't like the weather, just wait a minute." So true.