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A light dusting of snow tonight, then bone-chilling temperatures in the coming week

Keep on bundling up, Bostonians.

A light dusting of snow is expected to coat the city tonight and it will be followed with more unseasonably cold temperatures over the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service.

The snow will begin between 7 and 8 p.m. and will clear by the morning commute, with little to no accumulation, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Kim Buttrick.

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Although most main roads already have been treated, it is possible that some side roads will be slick when people leave for work in the morning, she warned.

The snow will not likely affect the start of the workweek, but the cold will be challenging. High temperatures will reach the low 30s on Monday but on Tuesday will only be in the low to mid-20s, according to the weather service.

“We’ve been having a pretty brutal winter in terms of the cold and the snow, but in our memories of last year we go to that big blizzard because all of its impacts,” Buttrick said referring to the two-day storm that brought New England to a screeching halt last Feb. 8 and 9.

This winter has been colder and has seen more storms than last year, but none stand out as much as the blizzard, she said.

The next storm that meteorologists have on the horizon is expected to hit the region between Wednesday night and Thursday.

Buttrick said that the weather service is tracking the storm, but because of the location and the timing it is unclear whether we will see rain or snow.

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