Snowfall of 4 to 6 inches is expected by early Monday across southern New England, with spots up to 8 inches in southeastern Massachusetts and central and eastern Rhode Island.
Lesser amounts are expected across northern Massachusetts and outer Cape Cod. The heaviest amounts are expected south of the Massachusetts Turnpike.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for southeastern Massachusetts, except for Cape Cod, and most of Rhode Island.
Light snow is expected to spread across the region from the west Sunday afternoon with the heaviest snowfall Sunday night into early Monday. Some rain could mix in in southern areas.
Temperatures Sunday are expected to be in the upper 20s and lower 30s.
Forecasters are expecting another round of snow, sleet and freezing rain Tuesday night into Wednesday.