The front edge of a lumbering winter storm spread across Massachusetts on Friday night, as communities braced for a foot of snow or more through Sunday and the possibility of coastal flooding.
Forecasters said the system threatened to deliver up to two feet of snow while wind gusts of up to 50 mph could cause tidal surges and coastal flooding.
“We’re all set,” said Richard Christiano of Lexington, Mass. “I just bought 100 pounds of ice melt and we took out our snow shovels last night. We’ll be getting a good night’s sleep and getting ready for some shoveling.” [Boston Globe]