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Parking Ban In Effect 8 p.m. Monday, Worcester Public Schools Closed Tuesday

Tuesday, March 13, 2018


Due to the impending snowstorm that is expected to bring as much as 18 inches of snow to Massachusetts, Worcester schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 13. All before and after school activities are also canceled.

The City of Worcester also announced that a parking ban will be in effect as of 8 p.m. on Monday night, March 12.

The city advises that residents move cars prior to 8 p.m. Vehicles that are not moved will be towed and ticketed.

Trash & recycling collection will be delayed 1 day for the rest of the week. So Tuesday collection will be on Wednesday.

See the Latest from National Weather Service Below

Winter Storm Warning


National Weather Service Taunton MA

426 PM EDT Mon Mar 12 2018




Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA-Southern Worcester MA-

Western Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-Southern Bristol MA-

Northern Middlesex MA-Northwest Providence RI-

Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-

Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI-

Including the cities of Barre, Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell,

Milford, Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Taunton, Fall River,

New Bedford, Ayer, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry,

West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,

Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham

426 PM EDT Mon Mar 12 2018





* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 16

  inches, with localized amounts up to 19 inches, are expected.


* WHERE...Portions of central, eastern and southeastern

  Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.


* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 8 PM EDT Tuesday.


* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Near blizzard conditions possible. Travel

  will be very difficult. 1 to 3 inch per hour snowfall rates are

  possible at times along with blowing and drift snow during the

  Tuesday morning commute. The Tuesday afternoon commute is also

  expected to be impacted. Be prepared for significant reductions

  in visibility at times. Tree branches could fall due to strong





A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency.


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