Monday, February 11, 2013
Photos and video from the weekend blizzard, which dumped more than 30 inches of snow on Stoughton.
Take a look at photos and video (including before and after comparisons) from the weekend blizzard, which dumped more than 30 inches of snow on Stoughton. The Stoughton DPW estimates the town received approximately 32 inches of snow. Meanwhile, WBZ reported on its broadcast that Stoughton had 31.5 inches of snow. It was the second highest snow accumulation total WBZ collected, only surpassed by West Boylston, which WBZ said received 34.5 inches. Post snowfall photos/videos were taken around 10 a.m. Sunday. Photos/Videos from the start of the snowfall were taken around 2 p.m. Friday.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Stoughton deals with minimal power loss during blizzard, but major cleanup process begins after blizzard dumped more than 30 inches of snow on the town.
Click here for the most recent storm updates *** Top takeaways from this weekend's blizzard: Stoughton Got a TON of Snow The Stoughton DPW estimates the town received approximately 32 inches of snow. Meanwhile, WBZ reported on its broadcast that Stoughton had 31.5 inches of snow. It was the second highest snow accumulation total WBZ collected, only surpassed by West Boylston, which WBZ said received 34.5 inches. The town, for the most part, was effectively shut down Saturday as DPW crews and residents began the cleanup process. A lot of work remains to be done. A handful of restaurants did open Saturday evening after Governor Deval Patrick lifted the statewide driving ban. Minimal Power Loss Stoughton may have received a lot of snow, …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Post-blizzard cleanup tips from the Stoughton Fire Department to possibly prevent an emergency from happening or in the event of an emergency, allow first responders to respond in a timely manner.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, February 9
The following is from Stoughton Deputy Fire Chief Greg Goldberg: As you are digging out from "NEMO" , The Stoughton Fire Department would like all businesses and the residents to please try to follow a few safety tips that will possibly prevent an emergency from happening or in the event of an emergency, "Help us help you"! * Please Clear Fire Hydrants 4 feet on all sides * Shovel out All exits * Clear all outside appliance/heating vents * Clear outside Gas Meters * Clear out your car's exhaust pipe * Please Clear Fire Hydrants 4 feet on all sides * Shovel out All exits * In Buildings Protected with Sprinkler Systems * Access to Fire Alarm Panel * Clear all outside appliance/heating vents * Clear outside Gas Meters Also, Please do not…
Stay up to date with the latest on this weekend's winter storm.
A storm called "Nemo" is expected to cause all sorts of problems this weekend. Stay up to date with the latest storm-related information here (some information courtesy of Stoughton town officials): SUNDAY UPDATES * Library Director Pat Basler said the Stoughton Public Library plans to open at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 * Fire Chief Mark Dolloff reports that as of 4:33 p.m. Sunday, only 18 customers are without power in Stoughton as a result of this weekend's storm. * The Public Service agencies of Stoughton would like to ask the residents to please clear away the snow from the street drains near your home. The Stoughton area is expecting 3/4 inch of rain fall on Monday. * There will be no school Monday in Stoughton, as the town …
Thanks to the blizzard, Stoughton is expecting upwards of 2 feet of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
Saturday, February 9
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows snowfall in the past 24 hours. It is updated every 6 hours. This is not a map showing overall snow depth: It only tracks the amount of snow that has fallen in the past day. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Stoughton Patch's coverage area.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Let's measure the blizzard through lawn ornaments!
We at Patch like to have fun – even when we’re covering a story as big as the Blizzard of ’13! So when the biggest storm in years (potentially in the history of Boston weather) is headed our way, we get into battle mode – and even get a little silly. That’s what this idea is about – and we want you to take part too! A fun way we want to track the storm across Massachusetts is through lawn ornaments. They serve a purpose in the spring and summer, but often feel left out in the cold of winter. Not anymore. We are posting photos of lawn ornaments throughout Massachusetts to highlight snowfall across the commonwealth during and after the storm. All you need to do is hit the Upload Photos and Videos button and upload your own. If we’re stuck at…
Check here for updates from Patch, public safety personnel and residents as Massachusetts rides out the Blizzard of 2013.
New England may be in shutdown mode as a giant blizzard barrels through the area, but the conversation is alive and well on Twitter and the rest of the Web. Follow our live chat from Friday morning through the duration of the storm for updates in your neighborhood and around the rest of the state. Patch editors will provide continuous updates, and Twitter feeds from public officials, safety personnel and residents will let you know what's happening outside your window. If you'd like to ask a question during the chat, simply add it in the comment section above. We can't get to every question but will try our best to provide as much information as we can.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Meteorologists are projecting Friday's storm will produce as much as 2 feet of snow for much of Massachusetts, including Stoughton. This area is under a blizzard warning, according to the National Weather Service.
Almost 35-years to the day of the anniversary of the Blizzard of '78, the Boston area is expected to get walloped by another snowstorm, which may drop as much as a foot or two of snow this Friday into Saturday. Local meteorologists are projecting about 2 feet of snow for the Boston area, including Stoughton. This area is under a blizzard warning, from Friday morning until Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. WHDH Channel 7 projects 16-24 inches for this storm, with isolated areas getting around 30 inches; WCVB Channel 5 projects 12-24 inches; WBZ Channel 4 projects 18-24+ inches, with some areas getting as much as 30 inches; and FOX 25 projects more than a foot. According to the National Weather Service, "snow …