NWS: Less than one inch of snow expected to fall on Peninsula early Tuesday morning

Less than one inch of snow is expected to fall on the Peninsula early Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday's rain showers are expected to continue through midnight and snow showers will follow as early as 5 a.m. Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to stay at or above freezing Tuesday, and it is predicted the snow will have minimal impacts on the area, said meteorologist Mike Rusnak at the National Weather Service Wakefield. 

"Not even an inch. Anything accumulations will be on grassy areas," Rusnak said. "Don't anticipate many problems."

Skies will clear in the afternoon and become mostly sunny, the National Weather Service forecast shows. Expect a high temperature about 40 degrees.

Conditions will be breezy, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph, according to the weather service.

Temperatures will dip to a low of 24 degrees Tuesday night. 

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