Malden officials anticipate that Saturday night's storm will not be declared a snow emergency, according to the city's official Twitter feed.
Total accumulation should be in the 3-6 inches range.
Residents are asked to do their best to clear the streets of vehicles to allow for a smooth plowing operation.
Sanders were headed out on Saturday afternoon to pre-treat roads before the storm picked up.
More information is available on the city's Winter Weather Central site.