Prepare yourselves (updated)

Posted by Jeremy Shulkin

Here it comes.


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From the National Weather Service:

* LOCATIONS…NORTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT…SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE…ALL OF RHODE ISLAND EXCEPT NEWPORT COUNTY AND BLOCK ISLAND…AND ALL OF MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT BERKSHIRE COUNTY…THE SOUTH COAST…CAPE AND ISLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES…SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…12 TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL START BY MIDNIGHT ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN ZONES…THEN OVERSPREAD THE REST OF THE AREA DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE IN THE HEAVIEST BANDS.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED. HEAVY SNOW WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE. STRONG NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH HEAVY SNOW TO CREATE NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

* WINDS…NORTH TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES…ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

Nothing says “impending danger” like caps lock.

Update: According to Tracy Novick, who posted in the comments section, WPS superintendent Melinda Boone has cancelled school tomorrow.

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  1. Tracy Novick

    Superintendent Boone just announced that Worcester Public Schools are canceled for tomorrow.

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