FRAMINGHAM – How much snow did Framingham get?
At the height of the storm on March 8, 35% of the City was without power, due to the heavy wet rain-soaked snow.
The storm started out slow with lots of rain, but by darkness, snowflakes began to appear.
The National Weather Service out of Taunton is reporting 13 inches of snow, as of 8:55 a.m. today, by a member of the “general public” in the City of Framingham.
The Weather Service uses trained spotters, media, ham radio operators, emergency officials, and now the general public and social media to report totals.
A trained spotter recorded 12 inches in Hopkinton today, March 9.
Monroe, Massachusetts, in Franklin County, recorded the most at 24 inches.
The Merrimack Valley area was also hit hard, like MetroWest, with power outages.
The highest totals of snow in the Middlesex County were in Pepperell – 20 inches by a trained spotter, 17.8 inches in Townsend by a trained spotter and 16.1 inches in Dracut.