Residents have woken up to a late-winter storm that has dumped several inches of wet snow on Tewksbury and the rest of the Merrimack Valley.
A Winter Storm Warning, issued by the National Weather Service on Wednesday, will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday.
The storm forced the postponement of Wednesday night's Division 2 North Girls Basketball Tournament game between North Andover and Tewksbury. That game is now scheduled to be played Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Lawrence High.
As of 6 a.m., school had not been cancelled in Tewksbury.
Snow began Wednesday afternoon is expected to be heavy at times Thursday morning. Total accumulation is expected to be between 8 and 12 inches, along with a about one-tenth of an inch of ice, according to the NWS.
Temperatures are expected to be in the high 30s Thursday. There have been high winds reported toward the coastline, with gusts of up to 35 mph.
The storm is causing slippery roadways and delays are expected for the Thursday morning commute.
Tewksbury Patch will keep you updated with the latest storm information, including traffic conditions and any closings or cancellations.