The major utilities in Massachusetts are reporting about 7,000 power outages Friday morning, most of them south of Boston.
By this evening skies will begin to clear out and winds will be dying down. Consequently, the evening commute won’t be as tough as this morning.
The storm will slowly wind down this afternoon as the storm departs to our east.
The town urged residents on the ocean to evacuate before the morning tide, the third in a series carrying high winds and seas.
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.
This storm will include a plethora of weather conditions – heavy, wet snow inland, heavy rain for the Cape and Islands, damaging winds, and coastal issues.
The coast will be dealing with a rain-mix throughout this storm with heavy, wet snow falling away from the coast.
There will be the potential of 6-to-12+ inches of snow, but the question remains ‘where’ that will fall.