Snow is falling in Boston, but worst of the storm is likely yet to come




BOSTON — A fresh layer of snow has begun to coat the streets of Boston on Saturday night, though the worst part of the storm is likely still ahead

Total snowfall from this storm is expected to range between eight-14 inches in the city, adding to the three-four foot walls of snow already caked onto Boston’s streets. The wind, though, is likely to be the most dangerous part of this storm. Wind chill is expected to drop below zero, and hurricane-force gusts could sweep through Boston, especially along the coast

City officials have implemented an emergency traffic plan that began at 10 p.m. local time, turning some two-lane roads into one-lane. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) public transport won’t run at all on Sunday, meaning no subways or buses. The city also issued a parking ban that began at 10 p.m., though they won’t start towing and ticketing vehicles until midnight Read more…

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