CWN coverage of the Blizzard of ’18 part 3 (late afternoon) video of tree falling in front of cruiser


The third major nor’easter in 11 days is affecting the region. This time snow is a major part. Blizzard warnings are in effect and travel is strongly discouraged. Check this article for continuing coverage (editor’s note: slight change in format-scroll down for latest updates.).

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2:30 p.m. update: NWS reports 7 inches of snow in East Falmouth. Wind gust to 81 MPH (hurricane force) in East Falmouth with 76 in Barnstable and 70 in Wellfleet. Widespread power outages continue to grow now up to 120,000!

Scene along Route 6A in Brewster (Brewster Police):
3:00 p.m. update: After peaking at 122,000+, power outages have dropped to about 112,000. Some power has been restored in Provincetown. It will be a slow and tedious process.
Caught on video-tree falls in front of Bourne Police cruiser:

3:30 p.m. update: Some more scenes…Lower County Road in Dennis:
Trees on wires in Orleans (Orleans Police)
Beach report from Bourne Police:


4:00 p.m. update: Power outages have hopefully peaked at 123,500. Couple more hours of harsh conditions.
Bourne Police are live again:

5:00 p.m. update: Sandwich Fire tweeted they were called to Route 130 for a person injured while using an ax to cut a tree. A short time later they responded to Asa Meiggs Road for a hand injury from a snow blower. The extent of injuries in both incidents was not immediately clear.

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