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Police Warn Of Icy Roads As Winter Storm Begins

Commuters are dealing with icy roads in many parts of Massachusetts as a winter storm moves in.

The storm began as a mix of snow and freezing rain in much of the state, although the precipitation is expected to change over to mostly rain — heavy at times — as temperatures rise during the day

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Ferry Disruptions Foreseen As Storm Approaches

The company that operates ferry service between the Massachusetts mainland and the islands is warning of disruptions as a nor'easter approaches.

The Steamship Authority says it's adding extra runs to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket on Tuesday because it anticipates service disruptions Wednesday

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Work Halted On All Major State Roadways

State transportation officials say that all work on major state roadways was halted as of noon Tuesday.

MassDot's Acting Secretary Frank DePaolo says that with the timing of Wednesday's snowstorm they didn't want construction projects to cause additional congestion on what are already the heaviest travel days of the year

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NY Governor Cuomo Says It’s “Impractical” For The Bills To Play Sunday

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says it would be "impractical" at this time for the Buffalo Bills to host the New York Jets on Sunday because of a lake-effect snowstorm that continues to hit the region

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Two Women Struck By Lightning In Critical Condition

Ipswich police say two women who were struck by lightning remain in critical condition.

Police on Sunday did not identify the women who were injured while at a beach during severe storms on Saturday

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Courtesy of Karen Landry

Arthur Soaks SouthCoast on July 4

Hurricane Arthur dumped about 8-10 inches of water on New Bedford and Fairhaven, and 4-8 in other SouthCoast communities, causing major flooding on busy streets and intersections. The storm also essentially washed out the Fourth of July, as residents were encouraged by the National Weather Service to remain indoors

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Decision To Open Schools For One Day Causes Annoyance

Fall River and Taunton schools are closed today, but that's pretty much it. New Bedford and surrounding areas decided to open school today even though school has been in vacation mode for a week and a half, and will certainly be closed tomorrow

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Storm Could Bring “Blizzard-Like” Conditions to Southcoast

Keep the shovels and snowblowers handy. A Nor'Easter is headed our way, and with it, between 6-10 inches of snow in the Greater New Bedford area.

Local weather watcher ML Baron says the Southcoast will receive the brunt of the storm

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Weather Channel

Tropical Storm Erin Forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Erin has formed in the eastern Atlantic, southwest of the Cape Verde Islands.

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Are You Prepared For National Hurricane Week?

Are you prepared for the next hurricane to hit our area? Remember back when WBSM was your sole comforter and window to what was going on when thousands of you lost power for days?

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