Saturday, February 9, 2013
Thanks to the blizzard, Hamilton and Wenham expecting as much as 2 feet of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
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 Hamilton-Wenham Patch's coverage area.
Friday, February 8, 2013
One central place to keep up with all the blizzard news and to share what you know with your Hamilton and Wenham neighbors.
Saturday, 12:55 p.m.: Gov. Deval Patrick is about to announce that the driving ban for Hamilton and Wenham will be lifted at 4 p.m. Saturday, 12:30 p.m.: National Grid says that the 41 homes without power on Chebacco Road will get power restored by 1 p.m. Saturday, 8:46 a.m.: Wenham Museum announces that it will be closed on Saturday. Saturday, 8:45 a.m. National Grid crews have begun work on the power outage along Chebacco Road. Power is expected to be restored by 11 a.m. A low-hanging wire is blocking the road for larger vehicles. Saturday, 8:01 a.m.: The driving ban remains in place under an executive order of Gov. Deval Patrick. Saturday, 7:40 a.m.: The MBTA announces it will not likely resume service on Saturday for any services, …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
White out conditions are expected as the storm intensifies through Friday and into Saturday.
What began as a blizzard watch for Hamilton and Wenham on Wednesday has now been upped to a blizzard warning on Thursday afternoon. The National Weather Service issued the warning for the majority of eastern Massachusetts on Thursday afternoon, as it anticipates about 2 feet of snow to descend upon the area Friday into Saturday. "White out conditions are anticipated as roads become snow-covered by the Friday evening commute," the warning states. "Strong north-northeast winds are anticipated with gusts up to around 60 miles per hour, resulting in blowing and drifting of snow. Damage to trees and structures along with scattered power outages are anticipated." Residents can expect the potential of snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and …