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1. Emergency numbers
For life threatening emergencies due to the weather dial 911. For all other assistance - wires down, tree limbs in road, etc. - dial 508-285-3300.
2. Share your storm photos
At 10 a.m. Norton Patch will have a photo gallery of photos sent in by readers. Send yours to Norton@Patch.com.
3. Norton Storm Information Center
For power outages, road closings and other information pertaining to the blizzard, check out the Norton Patch Storm Information Center.
4. Get updates on the storm in Massachusetts
Share information and photos between towns in Massachusetts in our live chat.
5. High near 25, low around 8
Snow continues today, mainly before 2 p.m. The snow could be heavy at times. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches on top of what we already got is possible. Temperature high will be near 25. It will be windy, with a north wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, then gradually will become clear, with a low around 8. Wind chill values will be as low as -7. Northwest wind will be 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.