The National Weather Service says the morning commute should be affected.
Winter's timeout will end Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service in Taunton today said 2 to 5 inches of snow are expected in Central Mass. The agency has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday for Central Mass., Western Mass. and "Northeast Massachusetts away from the immediate coast." The January thaw is over. Temperatures in the 40s and 50s, approaching 60 some days, were recorded for much of the past week. The snow should slow the Wednesday morning commute, the weather service said.
The annual warm-up known as the "January thaw" is moving in this weekend.
A "January thaw" is moving in, according to meteorologists at WHDH-TV. "Our annual January Thaw is upon us for the next several days," Ch. 7 meteorologist Jeremy Reiner posted in his blog on Tuesday. For the past three days, the entire staff of the Ch. 7 "Weather Center" has been blogging about the mild temperatures. Typically, the January thaw happens between Jan. 20-26 and is happening slightly earlier than usual this year, Reiner said. But it will be a thaw in what has already been a mild winter. Meteorologist Pete Bouchard said there have been only 9 days with below normal temperatures since the meteorological start to winter on Dec. 1. The National Weather Service forecasts that high temperatures in Natick will be around 40 through …