Winter Storm: Easton Information Center
We'll keep you updated as a wintery mix hits the Shovel Town.
Friday 3 p.m.
Here is tonight's forecast from the National Weather Service:
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday 10:30 a.m.
The National Weather Service says nearly two feet has fallen in the Shovel Town so far. Check out our interactive map.
Friday 10 a.m.
From the Town of Easton:
Trash Update: Waste Management has cancelled trash/recycling pickup today (Friday). Pickup will take place on Saturday.
Questions, comments, or requests for items to be included in future Town Crier mailings? Please email Connor Read at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additionally, the Ames Free Library is closed for today.
Friday 6 a.m.
Friday 12 a.m.
Easton Public Schools have not announced any cancellations or delays.
Additionally, there have yet to be any power outages in the Shovel Town.
Thursday 7:20 p.m.
Currently, all of Easton still has power.
Thursday 4:30 p.m.
It looks like we may get more snow than anticipated. Here is the nighttime forecast for Easton from the National Weather Service:
Snow showers. Low around 31. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
The changing forecasts have been a challenge for the Easton DPW, which originally anticipated mostly rain today. Click here to see how the DPW has been handling the storm.
Thursday 4 p.m.
The snow is about to thicken, according to WHDH's Pet Bouchard.
Phase 2 of the storm begins now: temps dropping, snow will stick thru the nite. twitpic.com/c9fq84
DPW Director Dave Field has asked that residents be mindful of town plows.
Thursday 1 p.m.
Luckily for Easton residents, no power outages have been reported by National Grid. We will continue to monitor.
For now, don't hesitate to upload snow photos here.
Thursday 11:30 a.m.
Cancellations and scheduling updates are beginning to come in.
First, due to scheduling as a result of the winter storm, the OA hockey South Sectional Finals game scheduled for Sunday has been moved to Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. at the Gallo Arena in Bourne.
Also, Thursday Knitters scheduled for tonight at the Ames Free Library has been cancelled.
Thursday 11 a.m.:
A winter storm is once again approaching the Shovel Town, with the National Weather Service predicting 3-5 inches of snow and high winds for Easton. The rain and snow mix could result in power outages, the Weather Service warns.
So far, a small number of National Grid customers near Randall Street have already lost power.
Keep these numbers handy during the storm:
- In an emergency, dial 911
- Department of Public Works: 508-230-0800
- Police Department: 508-230-3322
- Fire Department: 508-230-3311
- DPW: 508-230-0800
- National Grid power outages: 800-465-1212
- National Grid gas emergencies: 800-233-5325
- Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
- Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)
Residents can also stay currant with updates through the Town of Easton's Facebook page.