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Check here before, during and after the storm for updates, resources and important numbers.

The National Weather Service is predicting 6 to 10 inches of snow in the Boston area between Tuesday and Wednesday. A Winter Storm Warning has also been issued for the region through Wednesday afternoon.

According to National Weather Service, there will be periods of moderate to heavy snow along with gusty winds that will cause visibilities of one mile or less at times. Winds will be 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

Check back with the Wellesley Patch Storm Center throughout the storm for updates on cancellations, delays, accidents and other important information.

Current Forecasts
How much snow is Wellesley expected to get Tuesday and Wednesday? Here are the projections as of Tuesday at 11 a.m.
In all actuality, snow totals came in a great deal under projected totals. How much snow did you get in your backyard? Tell us in the comments section.

Closings and Cancelations
Wednesday, Jan. 22
6:08 a.m.: Wellesley Public Schools will be opening on time today.
6:04 a.m.: Wellesley College will be open. All scheduled events will take place.
5:46 a.m.: Massachusetts Bay Community College will be opening at 5 p.m. today. As of this time, Wellesley Public Schools have not made an announcement canceling school.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

6:03 p.m.: All meetings at Town Hall have been canceled.
5:42 p.m.: Due to the deteriorating weather conditions, all Wellesley Public School evening activities and rentals are canceled tonight. The Redistricting Community Forum originally scheduled for tonight will now be held Thursday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Any further decisions about school tomorrow will be determined early Wednesday morning.  
3:32 p.m.: Starbucks will be closing at 8 p.m.1:03 p.m.: Massachusetts Bay Community College will be closing at 3 p.m.
11:35 a.m.: Airlines Canceling Flights in Preparation of Storm

Email closings and cancellations to Kelly.Mello@Patch.com or post to our Twitter and Facebook feed using the hashtag #WellesleySnow.

Traffic Accidents and Updates
See an accident around town due to the snow? Let your neighbors know by posting to our Twitter and Facebook feed using the hashtag #WellesleySnow.

Helpful Links
As Storm Fizzles, Flights Slowly Returning to Logan
Emergency Tips for Handling Extreme Cold

Fun Links
School is Open: Tell Us How You Really Feel
Share Your Snow Photos on Patch!
Did You Send Your Children to School or Keep Them Home?
Don't Forget the Milk and Bread!

Wellesley Emergency Contacts
  • In case of an emergency, dial 911
  • Wellesley Police Department - 781-235-1212
  • Wellesley Fire Department - 781-235-1300
  • National Grid power outages: 800-465-1212
  • National Grid gas emergencies: 800-233-5325
  • NStar: Report a power outage website
  • Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
  • Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)
  • RCN: 1-866-TECH-RCN (1-866-832-4726)
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