The inclement weather is expected to start as rain overnight until about 5 a.m. Friday morning.
Hotz said that the roads will be the worst on Saturday night and Sunday morning, so drivers should be aware of traveling conditions. As the ground may still be rather warm, this will limit the accumulation of snow during and after the changeover from rain.
In South Jersey, the switch from rain to snow will probably occur between 5 a.m. and 8 a.m., Meola said, keeping snowfall accumulation very low in that region.
Billings remains under a winter weather warning for heavy snow after waking up to up to five inches of new snow Thursday morning.
Far eastern sections of Middle Tennessee near Center Hill Lake, Cookeville, Sparta, Gainesboro, and Livingston eastward could see two to three inches, especially on the higher elevations of the Cumberland Plateau.
Saturday Night . A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. The area saw a 3-inch snowfall on March 6 and 7, 1932 and a 4-inch snowfall on March 31, 1890.
For the second time this week, north Arkansas is at risk for severe weather, with hail and damaging winds being the primary concern Thursday night.
The winter storm watch is in effect from 1 a.m.to 4 p.m.
Mostly cloudy skies will wrap up the week on Friday, along with a 50 percent chance of snow.
A wind advisory has been issued for Berkshire and Litchfield counties until 5 p.m. Gusts of up to 50 miles per hour are expected. Winds could gust as high as 20 miles per hour.
Tonight: An evening shower, otherwise partly cloudy and breezy. There may even be a few chances of some winter precipitation too.
Snow will likely continue on Saturday, the last day of the boys state high school basketball tournament.