Follow along with Bristol-Warren Patch's Winter Weather Center for real-time updates throughout the storm.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Light snow should begin this morning, intensifying into a dangerous blizzard by tonight.
The forecast has gotten a bit worse for Bristol and Warren over the last day or so, and the towns are now expected to face 2 feet or more of snow resulting from potentially hazardous blizzard conditions tonight into tomorrow,. Schools have been cancelled, a parking ban is in effect and officials are urging residents to finish their business and get off the roads by early afternoon today. The storm is expected to begin with flurries around 10 a.m., slowly intensifying through the day. The height of he storm should hit this evening, continuing through the morning Saturday. Forecasters are calling for as much as 3 inches an hour to fall on Bristol and Warren, along with 40-60 mph winds. The blizzard conditions will result in low visibility …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Is the grocery store out of bread? Are people packing the local hardware store? Take a picture of how residents are preparing for the storm and upload it here!
Are you rushing around today to get everything done before the blizzard named Nemo arrives Friday? Are you busy running to Stop & Shop in classic New England fashion and buying your milk, bread and canned goods? Are you heading to the new Hope Hardware or Benny's to pick up a new shovel or salt? Or, maybe you're a Department of Public Works employee getting the plow ready? We want to see what you're up to today or what you see in town! Post your photos of what you see in the stores or on the streets to our media gallery by clicking the green "upload photos" button above! What are you planning to buy to wait out the blizzard? Tell us in the comment section below!