Watertown now expected to get more than 3 inches of snow from today's storm.
The latest forecast from the National Weather Service, released at 7 a.m., predicts that Watertown will get more than 3 inches of snow today, followed by freezing rain and rain as temperatures rise. Eastern Massachusetts will receive 3 to 6 inches of snow, with higher snowfall as you get closer to the New Hampshire border. As the precipitation turns from snow to freezing rain, the area could get up to 1/10th of an inch of ice, according to the NWS winter weather advisory. By mid- to late-afternoon, the freezing rain is expected to turn to rain. Untreated roads will be slippery, and flooding could be a problem in areas with poor street drainage, according to the winter weather advisory.