Needham Storm Center: Snow Sends One to Hospital After Accident

Check here before, during and after the storm for updates, resources and important numbers.

The National Weather Service is predicting 6 to 10 inches of snow in the Boston area between Tuesday and Wednesday. A Winter Storm Warning has also been issued for the region through Wednesday afternoon.

According to National Weather Service, there will be periods of moderate to heavy snow along with gusty winds that will cause visibilities of one mile or less at times. Winds will be 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

Check back with the Wellesley Patch Storm Center throughout the storm for updates on cancellations, delays, accidents and other important information.

Current Forecasts
How much snow is Needham expected to get Tuesday and Wednesday? Here are the projections as of Tuesday at 11 a.m.
In all actuality, snow totals came in a great deal less than projected totals. How much snow is in your back yard? Tell us in the comments.

Closings and Cancellations
Wednesday, Jan. 22
5:30 a.m.: Needham Public Schools open today.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

2:15 p.m.: All high school athletics for the afternoon have been canceled due to the impending snowstorm.
11:35 a.m.: Airlines Canceling Flights in Preparation of Storm

Email closings and cancellations to Kelly.Mello@Patch.com or post to our Twitter and Facebook feed using the hashtag #NeedhamSnow.

Traffic reports
The snow resulted in seven disabled motor vehicle calls and one personal injury accident. The accident occurred 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, and a passenger was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Needham for apparent minor injuries.

“The storm wasn’t very eventful,” said Needham police lieutenant Chris Baker.

Helpful Links
As Storm Fizzles, Flights Slowly Return to Logan
Emergency Tips for Handling Extreme Cold

Fun Links
School is Open: Tell Us How You Really Feel
Share Your Snow Photos on Patch!
Did You Send Your Children to School or Keep Them Home?
Don't Forget the Milk and Bread!

Needham Emergency Contacts
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Have snow related cancelations? Let us know in the comments section.


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