Boston: Potential for Major Travel Problems Early Next Week

By , Senior Meteorologist
February 28, 2014; 4:45 AM ET
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Cold weather will dominate the Boston area through Friday.

Temperatures are projected to average 15 to 20 degrees below the normal high of 41 F for late February.

The city and much of the Northeast are forecast to be in for wintry precipitation beginning Sunday night.

The heaviest snow and ice are likely Monday and Monday night. Another push of cold air will follow.

The details on the storm, timing and which forms of precipitation are likely to dominate will follow in the days ahead.

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