A late-winter storm that buried parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic swept into New England on Thursday, bringing snow, rain, strong winds, big waves and fears of coastal flooding.
This storm is a long duration event lasting 36-to-48 hours total.
This winter storm will mean several things for Southern New England…Heavy, wet snow, heavy rain/mix, damaging winds, coastal flooding and beach erosion.
A snow plow struck a fire hydrant early Saturday morning, sending water rushing into area homes.
With flooding, snow fall, and evacuations across the South Shore, the storm proved most dangerous for residents along the coastline.
More than 40 people have been evacuated from about a dozen homes along the coast in Salisbury because of flooding that came with a massive snowstorm.
There will be a two-hour delay at the Worcester Public Schools on Tuesday due to the water main break.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
The National Weather Service extended a Flash Flood Warning for parts of Barnstable, Bristol and Plymouth Counties until 4 p.m
Rain forced commuters off of the train and onto the bus Wednesday morning at the Wollaston Street stop.