A sloppy mix will turn to snow tonight for Milton.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Milton and all of Southeastern Massachusetts. Snow will begin around noon, changing to rain and a wintry mix through the afternoon before changing back to snow tonight. Snow won't begin to accumulate until tonight after 1 a.m. Forecasters predict between Four and eight inches possible. The snow will taper before 9 a.m. and the sun will come out before noon, with northwest wind 13 to 21mph.
The National Weather Service says there have only been a few snowless Decembers -- and the last one was in 1973.
This December will likely go down as one of the least snowy in history, according to the National Weather Service. A barely-visible tarce of snow has been reported since the start of the month in the Boston area. The National Weather Service told the Globethat's only happened five times before in recorded weather history and the last time was 1973. It seems like a natural coda to an unseasonably warm fall -- ranked as one of warmest on record by the National Weather Service. Similarly, December is running about over 5 degrees above normal, the Globe reports. For the record, the Farmer's Almanac has predicted a mild, wet -- not snowy -- winter in New England. But the forecast for the rest of this week does have a chance of snow on …