- La Salette Shrine opened for regular services today at noon and will remain open for regular services throughout the day.
- The Attleboro Public Library is also back open.
- According to the National Weather Service, Attleboro received approximately 6.5 inches of snow. Compared to other areas of Massachusetts, the 'Boro didn't get hit very hard. Click here for snow totals across the state.
- Attleboro trash service will be delayed one day, according to the health department.
- According to National Grid's power outage map, zero power outages were reported in Attleboro as of 9 a.m. this morning.
Friday 9 a.m.:
- With the temperature in Attleboro at 6 degrees, make sure you are staying warm while you clear off you car. Here is 15 ways to combat a deep freeze.
- Do you have snow photos? Be sure to post them on Attleboro Patch!
- From MassDot: Crews total 3,370 plowing, treating roads. Moderate to heavy snow reported. Roadways snow, slush covered.
- As snow intensifies overnight, there is a blizzard warning for parts of Massachusetts.
- A reminder that Attleboro's winter parking ban is in effect. Click here for more info.
- Attleboro Public Library closed at 4:30 today.
The Attleboro girls basketball game has been rescheduled for Sunday, Jan. 5 at Canton. Tip off at 1 p.m.
- Reports indicate an accident on Route 95 at the Route 295 interchange in Attleboro. For those traveling, use caution.
- Reports indicate a 2 car motor vehicle accident at County and First St. Those traveling may want to avoid the area.
- Minutes after canceling Thursday's after-school activities, Attleboro Public Schools announced that school will be closed on Friday, Jan. 3 due to the storm.
- LaSalette Shrine will be closed today from 1:00 pm.
- After school activities in Attleboro have been canceled at Attleboro Public Schools.
- Gov. Deval Patrick has ordered that state employees be sent home at 3 p.m.
- Check out these safety tips for the extreme cold.
- Tonight's 7pm meeting of the Democratic City Committee at the Attleboro Public Library has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 16th at 7pm.
- As of this morning, schools are still in session today and tomorrow. If there are any updates, Patch will be sure to update immediately.
- If you are the leader of an organization and would like to announce a closing due to the storm, please do so in the comments section below!
- Do you have photos to share? You can post them to Patch. Click here to learn how!
Get your shovels ready, Attleboro. 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 Attleboro expected to get Thursday and Friday? Here are the projections as of Thursday at 5 a.m.
- National Weather Service: 8-14 inches
- Channel 4, WBZ: 10-14 inches
- Channel 5, WCVB: 9-15 inches
- Channel 7, WHDH: 8-12 inches
- Channel 25, FOX: 10-14 inches
Winter Storm Warning Issued for Area
A winter storm warning has been issued in the Norton area by the National Weather Service. According to the service, the warning is expected to last from 4 a.m. Thursday until 10 a.m. Friday.
Attleboro Emergency Contacts
- In case of an emergency, dial 911
- Attleboro Police Department - 508-222-1212
- Norton Fire Department - (508)222-2325
- National Grid power outages: 800-465-1212
- Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
- Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)