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A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today; Snow for the Sunday Morning

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

It continues to be a mild and breezy afternoon. With the sun peeking out, we've seen temperatures rising in to the upper 60s to low 70s in western Mass. A few areas have seen some heavy downpours and a few rumbles of thunder. The SPC out of Norman, OK has put us under a marginal risk for severe weather. The threat for a strong storm will continue into the early evening before we clear out into Saturday.

The cold front will slide through this evening then stall to our south tomorrow so skies will stay mostly cloudy with showers, especially in the afternoon It will be cooler tomorrow with temps only reaching into the middle 50s.

A second, stronger front along with a strong upper level disturbance will move through Saturday night as a strong push of cold air moves in. Along this front will come showers that will change to snow showers and snow squalls into Saturday morning. The winds will be howling too! Any squall that moves through could drop a quick coating of snow or maybe even an inch or two on lawns. 

The bigger story for Sunday may be the winds. We could see gusts up to 45-50 mph!

Another system moves our way for Monday. An Alberta Clipper will push through with clouds and a mix of snow/rain. At this point, we're not expecting much in the way of accumulation since it will push through during the daylight hours on Monday and surface temperatures will be borderline.

Temperatures stay in the 30s through Tuesday evening before we start the gradual warm-up towards the end of the week.

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