Not only can Belmont residents expect the fourth winter storm in the past month to arrive this weekend, the snow misery will be matched up with bone-chilling cold.
The National Weather Service at 4:30 a.m. issued a Winter Storm Watch that will go into effect at 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, and remains through 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb 15.
The snow will begin Saturday afternoon with between 2 to 4 inches before briefly ending around 10 p.m. The main storm, with gusty winds and possible blizzard-like conditions, will begin after midnight, Sunday, and lasting until the late afternoon. By the end of the tempest, anywhere between 6 to 18 inches of snow is expected to fall.
The snow will be accompanied by frigid temperatures with highs on Sunday and Monday, President’s Day, Feb. 16, barely breaking into the teens with nighttime lows well below zero.