5 Things Feb. 8: Blizzard Edition

Your Patch Facts for the day.

Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section.

1. Norton Storm Center
For the latest updates on cancellations, road closures and power outages bookmark the Norton Patch Storm Center.

2. No school
Norton Public Schools,New Testament Christian School and Wheaton College have cancelled classes for the day.

3. Parking ban
A parking ban will be in effect for Norton at noon. Vehicles that remain on the street will be towed.

4. Highway Department winter advisory issued
Please keep all roadways clear. Street parking is not permitted in the winter.  Remove any and all articles on the roadside or curbside, including basketball stands. Make sure your mailboxes are secure and sturdy.

5. High near 33, low around 20
Today there will be snow showers, mainly after 9 a.m. Temperature high will be near 33. East wind will be 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Tonight snow will be heavy at times. Temperature low will be around 20. It will be windy, with a northeast wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.


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