Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Snow, Sleet On The Way

BROCKTON--According to the National Weather Service Brockton and much of Southern New England snow and sleet are expected mostly overnight and into Thursday afternoon and could bring between 6 to 10 inches of snow cover.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning and is forecasting precipitation to begin around 8 p.m. tonight Jan. 26 and last until the morning or afternoon Thursday.
Conditions are expected to be difficult and snow will likely be mixed with sleet.
Winds are expected to blow between 10 and 15 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
The City of Brockton has issued a snow state of emergency beginning today at 4 p.m.
The emergency requires all vehicles be removed from the street or risk being towed.
The John J. Adams parking garage will be free after 4 p.m. for residents who do not have a place to park their vehicles.
Vehicles must be removed from the garage by 9 a.m. Friday.
Trash service has been canceled for Thursday and will resume Friday for those who should have had their rubbish picked up on Thursday and Saturday for resident's whose usual pickup day is Friday.
(Images courtesy of National Weather Service. Click each to enlarge)

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