Don't let the internet hype fool you, tonight's forecast is not that bad.

I think at this point in the season people are trying to make as big a deal out of any amount of winter weather as they can.

Let's admit it, it has been a pretty mild winter with not-so-much snow storm action to talk about. Nice, but a little boring.

And so the teeny bit of snow we do see is hyped up to the extreme.

Like tonight's storm.

Will we see some snow? Yes.

Will it stick and bring out the plows? No.

Will kids have to go to school tomorrow? Yes again. (sorry kids)

So what is the deal with the weather tonight? Here's what ABC 6 chief meteorologist Jeff Desnoyers told us.

We will be seeing some overnight snow showers coming through the SouthCoast. Anywhere from 1 a.m. through 5 a.m. will be mostly snow before things warm up enough to create a wintry mix for the morning commute.

Jeff says there could be some slippery roads in the early morning, but the change to rain will be fairly swift and highs will reach the low 40s by 10 a.m. or so leaving us with just a wet Thursday and most of the day Friday.

There is a Winter Weather Advisory in affect for the area through 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, but Jeff says the snow and sleet should be long gone by then.

Basically pack the umbrella but feel free to leave the shovel at home.

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