Saturday, July 23, 2011
Cool off from the heat wave by taking a look back at the weather 5 months ago.
With temperatures reaching above 98 degrees in Foxborough, it's fun to look back and see just how ever-changing New England weather is. Remember when Foxborough was dumped on consistently with snow from the end of December to late February? Cool off and take a look back at readers' snow photos from winter 2011.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Foxborough streets are down to pavement as clean up crews spend all day working.
8:00 p.m: The Foxborough Highway department has been hard at work all day, clearing the roads and plowing out parking lots. Despite clear road pavement, high snow banks make for dangerous driving, a situation that is worrisome for officials in town. According to the Foxborough Fire Department they had one over night plow vs train incident. Minor damage was done to the vehicle's plow and their was no damage to the train. Overall it was very quiet. 10:30 a.m: The snow has stopped falling and clean up crews are still hard at work. Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk and Worcester courts will have a delayed opening at 11:00 a.m. All activities at the Senior Center are canceled today. 5:30 a.m: Foxborough Public Schools are …
Stay updated with Patch for the latest cancellations.
Foxborough Public Schools are closed today due to the snowstorm. School Superintendent Christopher Martes made the call early this morning. Roadways and sidewalks are sill in the process of being cleared. The Foxboro Regional Charter School is also closed today. The Massachuseets Emergency Management Agency is reporting this morning that over 4,646 customers are without power, mostly in Plymouth and Norfolk counties. By end of morning, Foxborough is expected to receive eight to 12 inches of snow as reported by the National Weather Service. The winter storm warning is in effect for Eastern Massachusetts from 4 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday. Foxborough Patch will keep you updated on the latest storm cancellations.