Get your shovels ready, Tewksbury. You're going to need them.
The first storm of 2014 is underway as the initial flakes began falling after midnight on Thursday. During the day on Thursday there will be some accumulation, though much of the snow will come Thursday night into Friday before the storm ends by Friday afternoon.
Below is what you need to know about this week's significant winter storm. We will be updating this storm center article throughout the storm, so be sure to check back throughout.
How much snow is Tewksbury expected to get Thursday and Friday? The National Weather Service is projecting 13 inches of snow as of 9 a.m. on Friday.
Tewksbury Patch has received unofficial reports of 11 inches of snow on the ground in Tewksbury.School Closed
Tewksbury Public Schools will be canceled again on Friday, Jan. 3.
In case you missed it, Tewksbury Public Schools are closed for Thursday. Check this post for any further updates on whether school will be held on Friday.
Library Closing Early Thursday
The Tewksbury Public Library will be closed on Friday due to the weather.
Tewksbury Emergency Contacts
- In case of an emergency, dial 911
- Tewksbury Police Department - 978-851-7373
- Tewksbury Fire Department - 978-640-4410
- National Grid power outages: 800-465-1212
- National Grid gas emergencies: 800-233-5325
- Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
- Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)
- Lowell Regional Transit Authority: service updates