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Blizzard Warning Issued as Barnstable Battens Down

Up to 14 inches of snow and winds gusting to 50 mph are on the way.

Estimated snowfall expected Tuesday into Wednesday, as of Tuesday afternoon. Credit: National Weather Service
Estimated snowfall expected Tuesday into Wednesday, as of Tuesday afternoon. Credit: National Weather Service
The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for Barnstable on Tuesday as a major storm rolled in.

The storm is expected to dump 8-14 inches of snow, lower visibility to less than a quarter mile at times and generate winds of 50 mph.

The blizzard warning is effective 7 p.m. Tuesday through 1 p.m. Wednesday. It is also in effect all over the Cape and Islands, which are expected to get the worst of the Tuesday-into-Wednesday storm. Previously, the National Weather Service had issued a blizzard watch for the area.

For all the Barnstable weather news, including helping information like emergency phone numbers, please visit our Storm Center.

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