The city of Boston tweets:
No parking ban has been declared. There should be no space savers on our City's streets.
Was the sound of 57,000 BPS students shouting their approval on learning school has been canceled for tomorrow.
Klaxons started going off in the French Toast Alert bunker when the news broke: The storm that was supposed to give us maybe a dusting could now smack us with 4-8 inches overnight. You know what to do: Go clear out some space in your trunk for the fixin's you're going to go pick up.
Kosta looked out his window at Brooks and Bigelow in Brighton around 10 p.m. He reports firefighters moved the remains of the tree out of the way - and that it didn't take out any wires.
Man, remember the days when we waited for the snow to get at least two feet high before getting this angry? A disgusted citizen on Prescott Street in East Boston complains:
This is the note we found on our window this morning. Please address that space-savers are not allowed after not shoveling and only getting 4 inches of snow.
Matt Durand woke up to this lame-ass excuse of a space saver in Brighton.
A pair of South Boston residents who set out for Broadway station on the Red Line refused to let the fact that the 9 bus never came stop them from getting to Newbury Street for a gallery show. They set out on foot down Broadway to the station - making sure to stop at every bar on the street for a fortifying shot of whiskey. Read more.
Sway Aveda Spa shows us the Citgo Sign tonight.
Around 6:20 p.m., Harvey Leonard had this to say about the storm in the Boston area: "It's a very significant event" for the next hour or 2.
Megz reports: Read more.
After last winter, Boston bought two giant snow blowers that, when coupled with dump trucks, can remove 2,000 tons of snow an hour.
WCVB reports that with the impending blizzard to end all blizzards expected to sock Washington, but mostly miss us, Mayor Walsh says he's offered to loan the vehicles to that city if they need it.
The National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center says this is the storm that will either prove a "blockbuster" or not all that much, really, at least for Boston. Once the thing gets over land, the NWS says, we should get a much better idea of what it will do because land is where most of the radars and weather balloons and stuff are that provide the all important data.
French Toast Alert - Elevated, so start thinking about that milk, bread and eggs.