“Mid-April, it’s crazy”, spring snow covers several towns in Massachusetts – CBS Boston


GARDNER (CBS) – Winter and spring collided in central and western Massachusetts on Friday, as several inches of snow fell in some cities.

Ashburnham in County Worcester received eight inches of snow on April 16.

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Driving was dangerous on the Massachusetts Turnpike. Part of the eastbound side was briefly closed to Natick after a tractor-trailer rolled onto its side.

On Route 9 in Wellesley, an SUV pulled off the road and pulled up an embankment near Cedar Street.

And at Upton, a car slipped off the road and crashed into a railing.

Worcester County had the most accumulation.

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“Mid-April, it’s crazy,” Jonathon Deya, a Gardner resident, told WBZ-TV.

“I remember a few storms some time ago when my son was a baby. We got 30 inches on April Fool’s Day. It’s kinda normal for us, which isn’t that fun, ”said resident Jim Gallant.

It went from heavy rain to heavy snowfall on Route 2, passing through I-495.

“Usually it’s right in Leominster when you go up the hill. As soon as you get over the hill it constantly changes from rain to snow, ”said Gallant.

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You can see which cities had the most snow on Friday here.


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