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Today: Clouds giving way to partly to mostly sunny skies, breezy and cold. Winds diminish later this afternoon. Highs: 21-26. Winds: NW: 8-15 mph. (Wind Chills in the single digits) Tonight: Clear and frigid. Lows: -10 - 0. Winds ...
Wed, January 28, 2015
19°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 4°
Humidity: 50%
Dew Point: 3
Wind: NNE at 17 mph
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Kelly Elementary School Closed Wednesday

January 27th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Kelly Full Service Community School will be closed Wednesday, January 28th. According to the school officials, a broken water pipe caused five classrooms to be affected. The minor pipe break started on the second...

Cleaning Off City Steps in Springfield

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- When it comes to winter, we always seem to talk about plowing our local roads. But, did you ever think about who cleans off our sidewalks and city steps? Despite bitter temperatures, gusty winds, and endless...

Springfield DPW Works to Stay Ahead of Storm

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Inches upon inches of snow caused travel bans and closings across the state. But, this didn't stop the Springfield Department of Public Works -- as crews fought through wintry conditions to keep our roads...

AMR Crews Respond to Medical Emergencies During the Storm

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January 27th, 2015
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)-- Ambulance crews handled emergency calls without major incident during the snowstorm. American Medical Response Operations Field Supervisor Ronald Raschilla says when it comes to heavy snow, one of the biggest...

Baby Born At Baystate Medical Center During Snowstorm

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January 27th, 2015
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)- A Ludlow couple will never forget this recent snowstorm. They braved the elements to get to the hospital where Lisa Ferreira had her baby. He is Brendan Ferreira. The 7-pound two ounce baby boy was born Tuesday...

Rhode Island’s Tall Ship Falls During Storm’s Strong Winds

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January 27th, 2015
(AP Photo/Rocky Steeves) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island's tall ship has been toppled by strong wind gusts during the snowstorm that's pounding the state. USS Providence owner and captain Thorpe Leeson said Tuesday that the ship was...

Blizzard Lashes Parts of Mass. with More than Two Feet of Snow

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January 27th, 2015
(AP Photo/Standard Times, Peter Pereira) (AP Photo/Standard Times, Peter Pereira) By BOB SALSBERG and DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- A blizzard pounded Massachusetts with heavy snow and hurricane-force winds Tuesday, but...

Amtrak Resumes Limited Service as Storm Conditions Ease

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January 27th, 2015
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Amtrak says limited service will resume Wednesday between Boston and New York as storm conditions ease. The railway said Tuesday it will resume operation of Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains on a modified...

SLIDESHOW: January Storm Pictures

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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...

Red Cross Responding to Storm-Related Needs

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January 27th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Emergency response is key in a storm of this magnitude. Organizations like the Red Cross are always ready when an emergency or disaster hits. Jessica Emond, Director of Communications for the Red Cross, joined ABC40's Tom...

AAA Crews Ready to Help Area Motorists Following Travel Ban

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January 27th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) - Now that the travel ban has been lifted, some folks may begin to venture out on the roadways. That doesn't mean it will be easy though. Sandra Marsian with AAA Pioneer Valley joined ABC40's Tom Lewis on ABC40 News at...

Springfield’s Mayor Discusses Storm Clean-Up Progress

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno continues to monitor the city's response to this recent snowstorm. Sarno says that DPW crews have hit approximately 90 percent of the city's roads at least once. He adds that main...

Epic Snow East but Still Over a Foot for Some

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – It certainly didn't end up being an historic storm here in western Massachusetts but it will be for some parts of southern New England, especially in Worcester County where they have already seen 2 to 3 feet  of...

Plow Strikes Fire Hydrant in Springfield

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) --  A fire hydrant in Springfield was struck by a plow Tuesday morning leaving water pouring out and forcing crews to shut it down. The incident occurred in the morning at around 11:00 a.m.  on Boston Road and Fargo...

Entire Island of Nantucket Loses Power

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January 27th, 2015
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) -- No other Massachusetts community has been hit as hard as Nantucket when it comes to blizzard-related power outages. National Grid reports that pretty much the entire island -- more than 12,800 customers -- is without...