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NWS: Medfield Could See 3-5 Inches of Snow Saturday

Snow could begin as early as Friday night. Temperatures are expected to drop into the teens Saturday as storm makes it way across the area.

NWS: Medfield Could See 3-5 Inches of Snow Saturday

The groundhog wasn't kidding.

Eight days after saw his shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory and a hazardous weather outlook throughout the area for this weekend.

Up to an inch of snow could fall across the region Friday night, mainly after 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service's website. Medfield could then see an additional 3 to 5 inches of snow fall across the area Saturday.

"Snow showers with a high near 35," the NWS said of Saturday's expected weather in Medfield. "Calm wind becoming north between 6 and 9 mph. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible."

As for Saturday night, snow showers are likely to occur, mainly before 11 p.m. with frigid temperatures. A low of 18 degrees is expected and wind chill values could be as low as -1.

A winter weather advisory has been issued into effect from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the NWS.

"The heaviest snow will fall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. [Saturday]," the advisory said. "Roadways will become snow covered and slippery, especially secondary roads, including exit and entrance ramps."

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