Thursday, February 7, 2013
The nor'easter is expected to become intense by early afternoon.
[UPDATE] The decision to CLOSE schools came at about 10 p.m. Thursday night. There are NO CLASSES on Friday, Feb. 8 [ORIGINAL ARTICLE] Wayland Public Schools Superintendent Paul Stein has decided to send students home early on Friday Feb. 8, ahead of the predicted nor'easter. Stein said that these plans could change if the governor calls for a different response statewide. Forecasters are calling for a massive nor'easter to drop as much as 24 inches of snow (or more) in Wayland and surrounding areas begining Friday morning. For our up-to-date list of closings, posteponements and cancellations related to the storm, head to the Winter Storm: Wayland Information Center.
Stay up to date with the latest on this weekend's blizzard
[10:40 a.m.] The MBTA will remain shut down throughout Sunday, and officials are saying the hope it's up and running for Monday morning's commute. In other transportation news, Logan Airport is digging out and some flights are getting in and out of Boston. Call ahead to check on your flight if you have one scheduled today. As for Wayland Public Schools, there's no word yet on whether schools will be in session tomorrow. We will keep you posted. [5:30 p.m.] The driving ban ended at 4 p.m., and Patch took a trip through the main roads of Wayland to assess the situation. [12:55 p.m.] Driving ban lifted for Wayland at 4 p.m. "Please still stay off the roads unless necessary to allow plows, utility crews & safety officials to clear streets & …