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Tue, January 27, 2015
16°
Light Snow
Feels like -2°
Humidity: 79%
Dew Point: 10
Wind: NNE at 21 mph
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SLIDESHOW: January Storm Pictures

January 27th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Old Man Winter is bearing down on New England, bringing snow to western Mass. and blizzard conditions to points east. We would love to see your weather photos! If you have any pictures, feel free to send them to...

Snow Accumulating Across Western Mass.

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Looking outside the ABC 40/Fox 6 studio here in Springfield, the snow has arrived and very quickly accumulating and making for dangerous driving conditions. Plow trucks are continuing to treat the roads, but all are...

AAA Crews Unable to Get on Roads, Call Centers Open As Usual

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January 27th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) - With a travel ban in effect across the state this morning crews from AAA will be unable to assist stranded motorists. Call centers will be operating as normal, but they're referring calls to local police stations, meaning...

Historic Storm Underway with Heavy Snow & Wind

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – Our major and perhaps even historic snowstorm is underway. Already a few inches of snow have fallen across western Massachusetts with heavy bands of snow rotating from east to west across the area! Get ready for...

Statewide Travel Ban Begins at Midnight

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January 27th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) - A statewide travel ban has begun as a massive storm barrels into Western Mass. Governor Charlie Baker announced the ban early Monday afternoon. The ban went into effect at midnight and will be lifted on a county by county basis as...

Facebook, Instagram Restore Service after Outage

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January 27th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Facebook and Instagram have restored service, after an outage that lasted roughly half an hour early Tuesday morning. The outage affected users in the U.S., Asia, and Australia overnight. Instagram posted an update to their Twitter...

Baystate Prepares for Snowstorm

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Some of those braving the storm to work will be the staff at Baystate Medical Center. The health teams go together to discuss planning early this morning for staffing.  They reached out to all personnel on tonight...

Local DPW Crews Begin Storm Work

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (WGGB) -- Crews were out earlier helping out with the evening commute but things are really starting to ramp up out there. Chris Cignoli, Springfield's DPW Director says they've been tracking the storm, you can tell...

Shoppers Ransack Supermarkets, Leave Shelves Empty

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Frantic shoppers were rushing in and ransacking store shelves. They're bracing for a punishing winter storm. "We got water and some cold cuts, and things that we could eat that you don't have to cook," said...

Fast Food Delivery a Big Hit as Many Decide to Order Out

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The heavy snow is a huge gain for fast food places tonight, like Liberty Pizza in Springfield. Many people decided to order out rather than cooking as they wait for this storm to roll in. With so many other things...

Gov. Baker: Crews Have Begun to Plow, Coastal Flooding Possible

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January 26th, 2015
photo courtesy State Police BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says local, state, and federal agencies are working together to move from the planning part of addressing this snowstorm, to the implementation phase...

Health Connector Payment Deadline Pushed Back Due to Storm

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January 26th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Individuals who have enrolled in new health care plans through the Massachusetts Health Connector have a few more days to make their first payments to guarantee coverage starting Feb. 1. The payment deadline, originally scheduled...

MassDOT Waives Tolls on I-90, Tobin Bridge and Tunnels

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The MassDOT will waive tolls on I-90, Tobin Bridge and Tunnels starting at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26 due to the snowstorm. The MassDOT posted the notice on their Twitter page Tuesday evening. The toll will be...

USPS Suspends Mail Delivery in Several States During Snowstorm

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January 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The USPS has announced they will not be delivering mail Tuesday in several districts due to the severe snowstorm including in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. According to Christine Dugas,...

Patriots Owner Makes Strong Defense of Team

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January 26th, 2015
by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a strong defense Monday night of his team's actions and integrity regarding the NFL's investigation into under-inflated footballs...