Up to 9″ more snow expected on Monday

Above: National Weather Service Forecast shows 8-9″ forecast for Southborough (Click here for enlarged image)

Southborough Emergency Management shared a weather update, along with a forecast map. Based on the sound of things, it looks like school kids and many commuters will likely be forced to enjoy a 4-day weekend.

Of course, the Superintendent is unlikely to make the call until early Monday morning. After all, forecasts have been wrong before.

(Wondering what goes into the decision making process? In 2011, Susan interviewed then-Superintendent Gobron to find out. Read about that here.)

NWS forecasts 8-9 inches Monday
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Now here’s the message from SEMA:

Well, as the case this year the storm has tracked westward (and will likely little a bit more) again upping our snow fall potential. The timing has pushed up too with snow starting in the morning with highest impacts late morning through evening (rates of 1-3″ per hour).

This is a monster size storm so we will suffer costal like winds.

NWS map from this time last year
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The good and bad is this will be more of a powder snow, which will be light but also blow around leading to visibility issues at times.

To try and help everyone’s spirits, the [image right] is what we were looking at 1 year ago today – comparatively 8″ doesn’t seem too bad

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