In a year where we saw nearly 25 percent more rainfall than normal, it figures that much of the region will see rain as the calendar transitions from 2018 to 2019.
Low pressure will move into New England Monday afternoon with a warm front moving into southern New England on New Year’s Eve.
The storm will bring widespread rain, starting as a wintry mix in the slopes of the Berkshires and northern Worcester Hills.
A winter weather advisory was posted for western Hampshire, western Franklin, northern Worcester, and northwest Middlesex Counties for the potential for wintry weather midday Monday.
By 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, rain will be pushing across the state from the west, and rain should arrive in the Boston area around 8 p.m.
The storm will also produce strong winds near the coast late Monday night.
Dry, windy, and mild weather returns for New Year’s Day.
The weather will turns colder Tuesday night.
A new storm could move up from the Gulf of Mexico late week with rain, possibly mixing with snow in spots.