The National Weather Service has posted a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the Berkshires.  The area is experiencing snow this afternoon and will continue off and on tonight.  Temps will continue to drop at or below freezing.  Some surfaces may ice up tonight. No major accumulation is predicted. If you planted flowers or dropped some vegetable starters into the ground it might be advisable to cover exposed plants as temps will continue to drop tonight.

Tomorrow we can expect a cold day with gusty winds up to 45 mph.  The Berkshires will get some relief on Friday and into the weekend as temperatures are expected to be in the mid 50s on Friday and into the 60s on Saturday.

The complete National Weather Service forecast is below…

This Afternoon

Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 56. West wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight

Rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm. Low around 28. West wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Thursday

A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 13 to 16 mph.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 63

Saturday Night

Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday

Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night

A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 63.

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