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.
How much snow is Needham expected to get Tuesday and Wednesday? Here are the projections as of Tuesday at 11 a.m.
- National Weather Service: 6-10 inches
- Channel 4, WBZ: 6-10 inches
- Channel 5, WCVB: 5-10 inches
- Channel 7, WHDH: 5-8 inches
- Channel 25, FOX: 8-15 inches
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.
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.
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Needham Emergency Contacts
- In case of an emergency, dial 911
- Needham Police Department - 781-455-7570
- Needham Fire Department - 781-455-7580
- National Grid power outages: 800-465-1212
- National Grid gas emergencies: 800-233-5325
- NStar: Report a power outage website
- Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
- Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)
- RCN: 1-866-TECH-RCN (1-866-832-4726)
- MBTA: 617-222-3200
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