Jul 28, 2014
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Blizzard Forecast for Reading This Weekend

We could see more than two feet of snow.

Blizzard Forecast for Reading This Weekend

If you've been talking about what a calm winter we've had, you've spoken too soon.

Just a couple days after the 35th anniversary of the Blizzard of '78, New England is expected to get a blizzard. The Reading area could see more than 2 feet of snow, the largest snow accumulation since 2010.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for most of eastern Massachusetts including Reading, calling it a "potential historic winter storm".

Residents can expect the potential of snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and wind gusts of more thsan 20 miles per hour.

“I think it's time to prepare for the biggest storm since December 26th and 27th of 2010,” WHDH-TV chief meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote in his latest blog post. “For the snow hounds, your ship might have finally come in.”

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