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Medford Storm Center: Snow Emergency Will Be Lifted at 6 p.m. Wednesday

We’ll update this post with any closings, parking bans, power outages and more throughout Tuesday/Wednesday’s storm.

Photo credit: National Weather Service
Photo credit: National Weather Service

How much snow is Medford expected to get Tuesday/Wednesday?

(As of 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.)

National Weather Service: 6-8 inches

Channel 4, WBZ: On the border of 3-6 and 6-10 inches

Channel 5, WCVB: 6-10 inches

Channel 7, WHDH: 5-8 inches

Channel 25, FOX: On the border of 5-8 and 8-15 inches

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Medford Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Medford's public schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 22, according to a 6:20 p.m. email from the district.

Snow Emergency Starts at 6 p.m. Tuesday

UPDATE: Medford's snow emergency will be lifted at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The following is from the City of Medford.

Please be advised that a snow emergency has been declared beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 6PM and will continue until further notice.

While the snow emergency is in effect, the winter parking restrictions will be enforced. No parking is allowed on either side of any street that is designated as an emergency artery (see list below).

During the snow emergency, the odd-even winter parking restrictions shall be in effect on all side streets, 24 hours a day, until the snow emergency is lifted. This winter, parking will be allowed on the odd side only unless otherwise restricted. Vehicles parked in violated shall be ticketed and towed. We need everyone’s cooperation in order to keep our roads open and accessible.

The following streets are designated as emergency arteries and parking is not allowed during a snow emergency:

Boston Avenue, Central Avenue, College Avenue from George Street to Boston Avenue, Forest Street, Fulton Street, George Street, Governors Avenue, Grove Street, Hancock Street, Harvard Avenue, Harvard Street, High Street, Lawrence Road, Main Street, Medford Street, Mystic Avenue from Main Street to Crescent Street, Playstead Road, Riverside Avenue, Salem Street, Spring Street, Washington Street, Webster Street, Willis Avenue, Winthrop Street and Woburn Street.

Medford Snow Removal Regulations

Medford residents and businesses are responsible for shoveling their sidewalks. Please click here for more details about Medford’s snow removal regulations.


Lisa January 22, 2014 at 11:28 AM
Why so late in the day? Neighboring cities have already lifted theirs. There not much snow out there.
Regina C Papkee February 19, 2014 at 04:36 PM
please be timely with updates.

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