Use Caution: Nor'easter Leaving Roads Slick

National Weather Service says 2 to 4 inches of snow possible. A wind and winter weather advisory are in effect until Thursday morning.

Drivers are advised to use caution as they traverse Medfield roads tonight.

The police department reports a high number of car accidents due to the nor'easter that is expected to drop between two and four inches of snow in town, according to the National Weather Service reports.

An unofficial measurement by Patch indicates nearly three inches of snow have fallen since 1 p.m. today.

Around 6 p.m., the state's Department of Transportation tweeted that "Snow, ice crews now total 243 treating, plowing roadways. Light to Moderate snow. Roads wet to slush, snow covered. Scattered icing."

The National Weather Service has issued:

  • Wind advisory until 6 a.m. on Thursday
  • Winter weather advisory until 7 a.m. on Thursday 

The two-day forecast calls for:

  • Wednesday night -- Rain, snow, and sleet before 1am, then rain and sleet between 1am and 4am, then rain after 4am. Patchy fog before 4am. Temperature rising to around 37 by 4am. Blustery, with a north wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Thursday -- Rain, mainly before 3pm. Patchy fog between 10am and 11am. High near 42. North wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night -- A chance of rain showers, possibly mixing with snow after 10pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.


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