UPDATED: Feb. 29, 4 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch that will continue through 6 p.m. Thursday. The warning covers for much of Massachusetts, including Tewksbury.
The forecast has forced the postponement of Wednesday night's Division 2 North Girls Basketball Tournament game between North Andover and Tewksbury.
Snow began Wednesday afternoon and continue through Thursday morning. Total accumulation is expected to be between 8 and 12 inches, along with a trace of ice.
Temperatures are expected to be in the low 30s, with winds of 10-15 mph and gusts up to 20 mph.
It's expected to be a fairly dry snow, making for slippery roadways during the Wednesday evening and Thursday morning commutes.
Tewksbury Patch will keep you updated with the latest storm information, including traffic conditions and any closings or cancellations.