Governor Charlie Baker said at a news conference up to 30 inches of snow had fallen in some areas of Massachusetts on Saturday night, while Boston saw about 2 feet – close to a record – with expected is another 2-4 inches before it snows tonight.
According to the governor, the storm may have turned out exactly as predicted, but Sunday will still be a long day for snowmobile drivers and cleanup crews.
“Much of the storm is delivering what we and the experts expect,” Mr Baker told reporters. “It pretty much landed in the way people thought, and I think that made a big difference.”
However, the governor anticipates some difficult hours and possibly the next few days, as power outages increase across the state, particularly in Cape Cod and nearby islands, where high winds are making it difficult. for recovery.
“It was a very long storm,” Governor Baker said. “We’re still not quite out of the woods up there.”
According to the Massachusetts Department of Emergency Management, more than 89,000 customers were without power in the state as of 8 p.m
Snowfall and “continued loss” are forecast to last through Sunday morning, officials said, repeating their request for residents to stay at least. until morning.
“Stay at home, crouch and do your part that way,” said Governor Karyn Polito, adding, “We can’t stress that part.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/29/us/snowfall-massachusetts-boston.html More than 30 inches of snow fell in parts of Massachusetts