UPDATE: Make that a winter-storm warning and up to a foot.
The NWS says a winter-storm watch goes into effect at 7 a.m. on Monday and advises:
ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY TRAVEL PLANS.
The storm system set to arrive Monday is going to pack a huge punch, with areas around Boston and Cape Cod expected to get the most snow.
You may recall how, on Thursday, the city announced there was no snow emergency and don't even think of putting out space savers (then repeated the message as the snow began to fall yesterday), let alone for the post-emergency 48 hours.
Ron Newman went for a walk in Seven Hills Park behind Davis Square in Somerville around 5 p.m.
Earlier in the day, Adam Castiglioni went for a walk in what, at least for a while, was the Rose Kennedy Whiteway: Read more.
Mark Davis notes the return of the Davis Square snowman.
Mark Pijanowski marveled at the sunset around 4:56 p.m. today.
S. Starr witnessed this space-saving toilet placed on Trenton Street before the snow really started this morning.
For the past few days, workers have been doing something with a large pipe under Charles Street and into the Public Garden. Manish Sinha gives us a view of the work in the snow today.
Rogue Statistician reports:
Local fauna appear to be weathering the storm well near Sullivan Square.
If you're avoiding those stern warnings to stay off the roads, you might want to avoid Lagrange Street in West Roxbury, where a major tree decided to obey the law of gravity in the area of Loyola Circle. And if it had to go down, you know it was going to take wires down with it.
Conditions are deteriorating rapidly in Newton Upper Falls: Anna Rose just added bananas to the forecast.
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.