New Forecast: Up To a Half-Foot of Snow This Weekend

The National Weather Service upped the ante and put Boston in the half-foot range.


4-6 Inches of Snow Now Forecast for This Weekend.
Yesterday, we snarked about how 2-4 inches of snow falling days after the Snor’EasterNemo-izzard was no big deal … then the National Weather Service upped the ante and put us closer to the half-foot range.  [NOAA/NWS]

Mayor Menino, On National TV, Gives Snow Response an A+. “We did a fairly good job,” Menino said on this morning’s edition of The Today Show broadcast from Faneuil Hall. It’s a shift in tone from earlier this week when Menino apologized about the clean-up process to many outlets around town. (Note: This statement may be more correct if “we” is replaced with “the sun.”)  [Herald]

Grand Jury Fails to Bring Charges In Cyclist Death in Wellesley. “The message that we got from this particular case is that, clearly, members of the general public still don’t care enough about bicyclists’ safety,” David Watson, executive director of the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition, told the Globe.  [Globe]

Guess Which Area School With Lots of Alcohol-Related Incidents Just Updated Its Alcohol Policy? Not BU.  [The Tech]

Someone Made It to Boston from D.C. Driving a Tesla Model S. A different experience compared to a certain New York Times reporter’s.  [CNN]