Storm Brings Heavy Snow, But So Far Few Outages

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National Weather Service

The Cape, the South Coast and the Islands continue to get pummeled with snow and wind, but so far power outages have been limited.

The winter storm is dumping heavy snow, with strong winds threatening blizzard conditions in some areas. The storm is not expected to end until the nighttime hours, with the National Weather Service in Tuanton calling for a foot of snow or more across our region before it's all over.

The snow will be heaviest in the next few hours, and the winds could gusts between 45-65 mph.

National Weather Service

The snow is accumulating on Cape Cod, creating unsafe travel conditions as tree limbs start to fall on icy roadways. Officials are asking that residents stay off the roads as much as possible in order to clear the way for plow workers.

According to the National Weather Service in Taunton, heavy snowfall, strong winds and blizzard conditions will affect the Cape, Islands and South Caost throughout the day. The weather could cause downed power lines and may bring outages. The region could see 6-10 inches of snow before the snow tapers down and stops overnight.

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