STORM CENTER: Deep Freeze Sets in; Approximately 7 inches of Snow in Norton

Check back here for snow updates in Norton.

Hess in Norton. Courtesy Peter J. Wiggins
Hess in Norton. Courtesy Peter J. Wiggins
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  • According to the National Weather Service, Norton received between 6.5 and 8.3 inches of snow during the storm. If you live closer to Attleboro, you may have received around 6.5 while those closer to Taunton may have seen around 8.3

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  • If you have snow photos, don't forget to post them on Norton Patch!
  • From MassDot: Crews total 3,370 plowing, treating roads. Moderate to heavy snow reported. Roadways snow, slush covered.

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  • Due to the weather, the library will be closing at 3:30 PM Thursday, January 2 and will be closed on Friday, January 3. Please check back here or on the library's website www.nortonlibrary.org or call the library for further updates.

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Get your shovels ready, Norton. 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.

Current Forecasts

How much snow is Norton expected to get Thursday and Friday? Here are the projections as of Thursday at 5 a.m.

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.

Norton Emergency Contacts
  • In case of an emergency, dial 911
  • Norton Police Department - 508-285-3300
  • Norton Fire Department - 508-285-0250 
  • Norton Emergency Operations Center - 508-285-3300
  • National Grid power outages: 800-465-1212
  • Columbia Gas: 1-800-688-6160
  • Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
  • Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)
Be sure to follow Norton Patch on Twitter and Facebook throughout the storm as we'll have ongoing updates there as well.


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