Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Boston area down to Providence could see 1-2 feet of snow on Friday into Saturday.
The National Weather Service’s winter storm alert issued earlier today has been replaced with a “Blizzard Watch,” in effect starting Friday morning. “A potential historic winter storm and blizzard is expected to drop one to two feet of snow across much of the region Friday into Saturday,” the National Weather Service alert states. The watch affects much of eastern Massachusetts, including the Boston area, as well as northern and central Rhode Island, and runs Friday morning into Saturday afternoon. Temperatures will be in the mid 20s. The National Weather Service is forecasting “heavy snow with the potential for blizzard conditions and accumulations of 12 to 24 inches.” Light snow is expected to develop by Friday morning, increasing in …
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
JP photographer Courtney Sacco caught the action. You can also add you own photos.
Here are some scenes from the storm. It's easy to add your own photos. Just click the "add" link beneath any photo.
Stay up to date with what's happening during the storm.
Stay tuned here throughout the day for blizzard news. 4:41 p.m. Thursday Boston Public Schools are open on Friday. 5:53 a.m. Thursday The city's parking ban ends at 9 am. If your car is in one of those alternate lots, you have two hours after the ban ends to move it. 5:23 p.m. Boston Public Schools are closed on Thursday. 5:07 p.m. Scanner: Tree collapsed at 3231 Washington, blocking half the street. 2:47 p.m. Okay, Mother Nature. You prove your point about my observation of 2:18 p.m. 2:25 p.m. The National Weather Service just issued a special statement. They warn that temperatures will drop into the 20s tonight, potentially causing dangerous refreezing on our roads and sidewalks. 2:22 p.m. My boss, Karla, reports the following: "In case …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
An ongoing list of closings and cancellations from the expected snow storm.
JP and the rest of Boston are due to get socked with a foot or more of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday. Here are closings that we know of and other crucial pieces of storm information. If you have one to add, please e-mail the editor, Chris Helms, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning from 2 am to 8 pm Wednesday. Boston Public Schools are closed Wednesday. The city has declared a snow emergency starting at 9 pm Tuesday. This restricts parking on certain marked streets (the city points JP residents to the West Roxbury list of streets). The parking ban includes Mass Department of Transportation and Department of Conservation and Recreation roadways. Trash and recycling pickup will be one day later …
Sunday, December 26, 2010
During snow emergencies parking is prohibited on all major roadways in Boston.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has declared a snow emergency for the city starting at 3 p.m. today due to the blizzard that is expected to dump more than 15 inches of snow on Beantown. During a snow emergency there are parking bans on major roadways throughout all of Boston—such as Centre Street and South Huntington Ave. City officials are also encouraging people, that if they have to travel, they should use public transportation. If you would like to receive updates about snow emergencies, sign up here for AlertBoston. If you have questions you can call the Mayor's 24-hour hotline at 617-635-4500, the city is employing extra staff to field storm-related questions, according to the Mayor's press office. The city also want residents to be aware…