FRAMINGHAM – The National Weather Service said the storm that hit Framingham and Massachusetts on Tuesday, March 14 was not strong enough to be called a blizzard, except in the Merrimack Valley.
The Nor’easter dropped any anywhere from from as little as 3 inches on the Cape to more than 20 inches in Western Massachusetts.
The highest totals of snow were recorded in Hampden and Hampshire counties.
Granville had the most with 21.5 inches of snow recorded by the broadcast media at 10:34 p.m.
The National Weather Service uses media, ham radio operators, the general public, and trained spotters to record snow totals.
There was no official total recorded for Framingham, but a ham radio operator recorded 12 inches in Marlborough at 4:55 p.m and a trained spotter recorded 10.7 inches of snow in Natick at 4:50 p.m. Another trained spotter recorded nine inches of snow in Hopkinton at 4:37 p.m.
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