Saturday, February 9, 2013
Bookmark this page for local updates as we make our way through the storm.
Editor's note: Dedham updates on the blizzard (cancellations, emergency notices) will be posted here. As we ready ourselves for and make our way through the blizzard, please use this story on Dedham Patch to help out your neighbors. Know of a cancellation because of the weather? Let us know and we'll add it in the text, or you can add it yourself in the comments. Once the blizzard is underway, report poor road conditions or downed trees/impassable streets, here. We'll do the same. We want to make sure that Dedham stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to like Dedham Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. As you send us messages through social media and email (firstname.lastname@example.org), we’ll make sure the …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Patch stopped by Shaw's Star Market on Providence Highway to ask residents how they were preparing for the blizzard.
The National Weather Service is calling this a "potential historic storm" for the Dedham area, and already residents are heading to the supermarkets to stock up on items. So we decided to ask a few residents how they were preparing for the storm. How are you preparing for the blizzard? Tell us in the comments section below.
We could see more than two feet of snow.
If you've been talking about what a calm winter we've had, you've spoken too soon. Just a couple days after the 35th anniversary of the Blizzard of '78, New England is expected to get a blizzard this weekend. Norfolk County could see more than 2 feet of snow, the largest snow accumulation since 2010. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for most of eastern Massachusetts including Dedham, calling it a "potential historic winter storm." We could see snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and wind gusts of more thsan 20 miles per hour. The National Weather Service is warning that "white out conditions will be possible..making travel very dangerous." And they are asking residents to be prepared to alter any travel plans…