BOSTON (CBS) — As people across Massachusetts continued to dig out from a Thursday’s Nor’easter and additional accumulation on Saturday, yet another storm was bringing several more inches of snow to the area from Sunday to Monday.
Mayor Marty Walsh said Boston Public Schools would be closed Monday, joining dozens of other districts that have done the same.
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In addition, Walsh said a parking ban would be in effect in Boston from 8 p.m. Sunday night until further notice.
Walsh told Bostonians they should take the storm seriously, and joked that the quick succession of storms was eerily familiar.
“I think it’s turning into 2015,” he said.
Gov. Charlie Baker urged people to take public transportation on Monday, and if they absolutely need to be on the roads, to drive cautiously.
“As the storm continues, we ask everyone to use extreme caution when traveling and avoid unnecessary driving when possible, allowing crews to safely treat and clear roadways,” Gov. Baker said in a statement Sunday afternoon. “We will continue to monitor the forecast and keep the public informed as the storm progresses. We remind everyone to please assist neighbors in need, and to help keep sidewalks and fire hydrants clear.”
Conditions on roads were beginning to deteriorate Sunday afternoon.
The succession of storms has hit Massachusetts residents hard. The Watertown Home Depot was completely out of sand, salt, and snowblowers, and workers there said that, between Saturday night and Sunday morning, they had sold a full pallet worth of sand and salt.
One man told WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe he was there before the storm to replace his shovel–which he had broken while shoveling out from the last storm.
As snow began to fall Sunday, MassDOT said 1,636 crews were out at noon, working on roads across the Commonwealth.
They also issued a speed restriction on the Mass Pike from the New York border to Interchange 11 in Worcester.
At Logan Airport Sunday, many flights were already being cancelled. Massport reminded travellers to check with their airlines before leaving for the airport to make sure their flights were still on.
The MBTA and Commuter Rail ran on regular schedules Sunday, and planned to do the same for Monday. They said they’ve had crews out all weekend shoveling out bus stops and train platforms.
The T has been running trains just to make sure the tracks are clear of snow.
Hubway said they were shutting down in Boston due to severe weather as of 3 p.m. Sunday.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports