Wintery conditions are headed toward Newton over the next couple days, with accumulation of snow possible overnight on Wednesday and Thursday.
The National Weather Service forecasts less than half an inch of precipitation Wednesday night in the Newton area, and more outside Rte. 128. Less than half an inch is expected to fall before 4 a.m.
On Thursday, rain and snow is expected to fall after 9 a.m. and will be heavy at times. Precipitation of between three-quarters of an inch to an inch is forecast for the area.
Rain, snow and sleet could continue periodically until 9 a.m. Friday morning, according to the NWS.