Heavy snow tapers of this morning from west to east but some blowing and drifting snow will continue into the afternoon.
Ocean effect snow showers with are possible across portions of the Cape and Nantucket into this afternoon.
Bitterly cold wind chills through tonight.
Wind Chill Advisory now in effect until 9 am EST Saturday.
Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 am EST this morning.
A Winter Storm Warning is issued when an average of 6 or more inches of snow is expected in a 12 hour period, or for 8 or more inches in a 24 hour period. Travel will be slow at best on well treated surfaces, and quite difficult on any Unplowed or untreated surfaces.
A Wind Chill Advisory is issued when the wind chill index is likely to reach -15 to -24 degrees for at least 3 hours.
Frostbite can develop in just 30 minutes with a wind chill Index of -20. If you are heading outdoors, dress in layers and wear a hat and gloves.
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