Live updates from the day after the storm

Follow the latest reports as Boston, Massachusetts, and New England dig out after Thursday's snowstorm.

Update 6:22 p.m.:

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The Town of Scituate said on Facebook that fire and police personnel responded to 138 emergency calls during Thursday’s storm. There were no apparent injuries, the town said.

Storm SummaryScituate’s Emergency Management Team is thankful to all of our citizens who cooperated with coastal…

Posted by Town of Scituate on Friday, January 5, 2018

Update 5:11 p.m.:

After the snow fell Thursday, Beacon Hill resident Allison Curran and some friends hit the slopes in her neighborhood. No lift tickets required. Read more.

Update 5:04 p.m.:

A Rhode Island man waited a bit too long to get his convertible’s roof fixed. He got caught out in the snow with the top down Thursday on the way to a repair shop, and videos of his ordeal went viral on social media. Read more.

Dashing through the snow!

Dashing through the snow in Cranston!

Posted by NBC 10 WJAR on Thursday, January 4, 2018

Update 5 p.m.:


Meteorologist David Epstein says yes, it’ll be cold this weekend, but (relatively) warmer weather is just around the corner. Read more.

Update 4:23 p.m.:

A Massachusetts Water Resources Authority employee died Friday while cleaning up after the storm in Arlington. The employee went into cardiac arrest at a facility for the authority, police said. Read more.

Update 4:02 p.m.:

The National Weather Service in Massachusetts has posted an updated observed snowfall map.

Update 1:42 p.m.:

Some 60 vehicles were damaged Thursday after high tides flooded a parking lot next to Gloucester High School during the storm, The Boston Globe reported. The cars, which had broken windows and windshields from the surge, were parked there as a result of the city’s parking ban, and many owners expected their vehicles to be deemed total losses. Read more.

Update 11:30 a.m.:

The National Weather Service in Massachusetts said on Twitter that Boston did in fact break the record for the highest ever recorded tide on Thursday.

Update 11:22 a.m.:

The Town of Nantucket said “untreated sewage” is going into the harbor after a “catastrophic” sewer line failure. It’s unclear if this incident is related to the storm, as the town said “the cause of this break is still undetermined.” Nantucket police did tweet out photos and videos of flooding on Thursday.


Update 10:15 a.m.:

The National Weather Service Eastern Region has posted a map of observed snowfall totals from the storm from Georgia to Maine.

Update 10:05 a.m.:

Check out meteorologist David Epstein’s forecast for a look at the cold weekend ahead.

Update 10:02 a.m.:

When an MBTA bus got stuck in the snow Thursday evening on Meridian Street in East Boston, residents jumped into action.

“When it matters East Boston residents step up and exhibit empathy and compassion. Which is why I’m proud to be an Eastie resident!” Karen Clauson, who took this video, said in an email. Read more.

Update 8:40 a.m.:

Boston’s emergency parking ban will be lifted at 5 p.m. today, according to the city.

Update 8:24 a.m.:

The MBTA’s subway, bus, and commuter rail services are all running on regular weekday schedules today — however, some buses are on snow routes, and there is no ferry service.

Update 7:50 a.m.:

The National Weather Service in Massachusetts said on Twitter this morning that “temperatures will be falling through the day as [an] Arctic airmass moves overhead.”