Chance of snow in forecast for St. Patrick's Day weekend in MA

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued the freeze warning as temperatures are forecast to be in the middle 20s to around 30 degrees.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Low around 32. South southeast wind 6 to 9 miles per hour.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 75 and winds 18 to 23 miles per hour with gusts as high as 33 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday should bring partly sunny skies and a high of 42 degrees.

Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 8 p.m.

What to know: Chilly temperatures remain on Wednesday (March 14), along with sunny skies, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Saturday: The National Weather Service is now predicting a 50 percent chance of snow, with a high of 39 degrees.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Freezing temperatures are expected to fall upon the Bootheel Tuesday and Wednesday night, straining an area that had just enjoyed unseasonably warm temperatures.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

  • Carolyn Briggs