Here’s what Boston meteorologists are saying about the MLK Day storm dubbed ‘Izzy’

A wintry mix of rain and snow is due to hit Boston as a winter storm sweeps through New England Sunday night into Monday morning.

A woman walks a dog through the snow in the park on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. Keith Bedford / The Boston Globe

Local meteorologists are sharing their forecasts on the winter storm that’s due to hit the region Sunday night, bringing a mix of rain, snow, and wind to the Boston area through midday Monday.

Here’s what forecasters are saying.

Josh Wurster, 7News: “Expect a period of heavy snow inland, while most of us deal with strong/damaging wind gusts and flooding potential tomorrow morning.”

(this is a thread with a few good tweets/graphics)

National Weather Service: “Don’t be surprised if you hear a rumble of thunder…along with heavy downpours” in southeastern Mass.

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA): “Potentially damaging winds on Monday morning; up to 70 mph gusts possible along eastern MA coast including Cape Ann & Cape Cod areas.”

Eric Fisher, CBSNews: “For those along and inside 495, it’s essentially a rainstorm.”

Jason Brewer, WCVB: “Multiple hazards w/ our next storm arriving tonight, & ski country snow!”

Cindy Fitzgibbon, WCVB: ‘Snow to a sloppy mix and rain’

Matt Noyes, NBC10 Boston and NECN: ‘A substantial storm’ with ‘a swath of accumulating snow’

Zack Green, WBZ: ‘Less of a winter event’ for Central and Eastern Mass.

Sarah Wroblewski, WBZ: A shift northwest ‘would bring more rain to SNE and snow north and west.’


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