Source Storm Central: Snow Day For Students; No Trash Collection

FRAMINGHAM – Tuesday will be a snow day for students in Framingham.

The Mayor announced a no school day for Framingham Public School students at a press conference at 4:30 p.m.

Other schools – Keefe Technical, Marian High, Christa McAuliffe Charter School, etc had already called a no school day for Tuesday prior to the press conference.

The third nor’easter in two weeks is expected to hit Framingham after midnight.

There will be no trash collection on Tuesday as well. The scheduled will be on a one-day delayed cycle for the rest of the week.

A weather emergency parking ban will be in effect beginning from 7 a.m. Tuesday until 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Eversource reminded customers to charge all electronics in case of a power outage, and to keep a flashlight handy. If you lose power or see a wire down call 1-800-592-2000

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UPDATED 6:45 p.m.  –

Governor Charlie Baker has announced that all offices for non-emergency state executive branch employees will be closed tomorrow. Heavy snowfall and high winds will result in hazardous driving conditions and the administration is urging residents to stay off roadways and to use public transportation when possible.

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UPDATED at 5:35 a.m. Tuesday –

The  City of Framingham announced “due to hazardous travel conditions, all non-essential City of Framingham municipal buildings will be closed on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 including the Memorial Building, Framingham Public Libraries, Framingham Public Schools, School Administration, Callahan Center and the Parks and Recreation Administration. All non-essential employees shall not report to work.”

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UPDATED at 7:35 a.m. Tuesday –

National Weather Service has increased its forecast for snow for Framingham to a minimum of a foot of snow. A winter storm warning is in effect until 8 p.m. Framingham could get up to 18 inches of snow by the end of this storm, to go with the foot of snow last week.

UPDATED at 8:35 a.m.

Eversource reporting about 200 customers without power, that is less than 1% of its 30,000-plus customers.

UPDATED 10 a.m.

Eversource reporting just 3 customers without power.

UPDATED 11:22 a.m.

National Weather Service calls this storm officially a BLIZZARD, based on conditions in Plymouth, Hyannis & Falmouth.

UPDATED 12:05 p.m.

Eversource reporting about 200 customers without power in the City of Framingham, that is less than 1%. Part of Cape Cod are at more than 80% without power from this Blizzard. Provincetown is reporting 100% without power.

Updated 4:15 p.m.

National Weather Service said the snow will continue to fall at 1 to 3 inches per hour through 8 p.m.

No decision yet on school for Wednesday, March 14.

“I’m working closely with the City to make a determination about school tomorrow. I’d like more information and confidence that our students can get to school safely before making a final call. I will make a final decision in about 4 hours,” said Tremblay.

Updated 7:25 p.m.

Eversource is reporting just 36 customers out of more than 30,000 without power in Framingham as of 7:15 p.m.

Senator Karen Spilka texted Source “No restoration estimates yet. They’re working with public safety to clear roads to get to down wires. Customers are being restored when it is safe to do so, but Eversource still doing damage assessments.”

UPDATED: 8:08 p.m.

Framingham Superintendent calls snow day #5

 

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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