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Winter Storm Izzy is heading to New England Sunday.

The National Weather Service’s Boston bureau requires slightly snow earlier than 5 a.m. Monday, then turning to a wet combine. The area may even see excessive winds as much as 26 mph.  

Boston is bracing for a messy winter storm that can carry a mixture of snow, rain, and wind late Sunday into Monday, although there can be little to no snow accumulation. 

Local forecasters anticipate minimal snowfall all through the storm, which has been dubbed Winter Storm Izzy. Those alongside the shoreline ought to put together for coastal flooding.

The National Weather Service’s Boston bureau requires slightly snow earlier than 5 a.m. Monday, then turning to a wet combine. The area may even see excessive winds as much as 26 mph.  

Snow accumulation, if any, can be lower than a half-inch within the Boston space, although vital snowfall could hit central and western Massachusetts. 

Local meteorologists shared maps on Twitter as Izzy approaches. Here’s what they mentioned.

“A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Berkshires & Northern Worcester Hills. Rain is expected on the coast but the concern there is for damaging wind gusts & minor to moderate coastal flooding during the Monday AM High Tide,” the NWS said.

WCVB took an early have a look at Sunday evening into Monday morning. “Early look at snow prospects for Sunday night/Monday AM. What snow does fall near the coast, should get rinsed with a change to rain. Even inland/interior MA will see a change to rain/mix on Monday. Over by 1PM. This will be tweaked this weekend.”

Josh Wurster of sevenNews forecast a “messy mix” on Monday, with the storm system trending west of Boston and certain delivering “less snow” with not a lot accumulation. There can be “strong wind regardless.”

In an early estimate Friday, Matt Noyes of NBC10 Boston and NECN forecast lower than 2 inches of snow within the Boston space, with 2 to 4 inches due within the MetroWest area, and 4-6 inches within the Worcester space.

WBZ forecast principally rain east of Interstate 95, and “rain to snow west of I95.”



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