As of Tuesday, northern areas could see 8-12 inches of snow, while in Cape Cod there could be 3-5 inches of snow with rain also expected. The evening commute on Thursday looks to be most impacted. "Temperatures this morning will be in the teens, with single digits possible in the normally colder locations".
Light snow will start to fly as early as 4 a.m. before the storm intensifies around 7 a.m. and continues through until 7 p.m.
As if that wasn't bad enough, another invasion of bitter Arctic air is sweeping across the country on Friday and Saturday. "Shelters and warming centers remain open throughout the state and can be located by calling 2-1-1 or visiting www.211ct.org". "If we're needed we'll be ready to go".
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a storm watch that is in effect from the predawn hours of Thursday through the night.
The Tallahassee Police Department shared the video below on social media. Greater Bangor likely will get between 5 to 9 inches, starting late Thursday morning and winding down overnight into Friday morning.
"It's going to be a major event for our neighbors to the east", Haney said.
Meanwhile, a seemingly innocuous but energetic disturbance over Montana on Tuesday is diving rapidly south and will hit the Gulf of Mexico by Tuesday night, picking up moisture and turning the corner for a wild ride just off the East Coast on Thursday. However, he said that "relief" will only mean highs in the mid-20s on Tuesday. "It is so cold - everything that could freeze is frozen out there", said Gardner. "An occasional northerly wind will push wind chills down to around zero to five above".