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Motorists Find Coating of Packed Snow on Many Western Mass. Roadways

(WGGB) – The roads in Western Mass. are primarily snow covered, which is making traveling a little difficult.

ABC40’s Brendan Monahan headed north to Hadley. He reports that Route 9 was covered in snow, but it also appeared that motorists appeared to heed warnings to stay inside, as there weren’t many cars on the roadways.

Keep in mind, this is a long duration storm. You’ll want to give yourself plenty of time if you’re heading off to work this morning, and make sure you do the same later on as you head home. This storm will cause problems for several commutes, including the morning commute Friday.

If you do have to head out, take it slow, be aware of slippery spots, and keep in mind reduced speed limits on the Mass. Pike, where the speed limit has been dropped to 40 miles per hour.

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