Storm remnants douse state


BOSTON (AP) - The main blast of the latest winter storm to strike the region is over but parts of Massachusetts are still getting sleet and snow, which could make for a messy commute.

Sleet and wet rain fell in eastern parts of the state early Friday, adding to already slushy roads covered with in many areas with deep puddles and icy patches.

The town of Southwick got 13 inches of snow Thursday, according to unofficial observations from the National Weather Service, while Ludlow got a foot.

Farther east, Worcester received 11.5 inches, while Sudbury and Acton reported 11 inches.

A foot fell in the Berkshire County towns of Savoy and Becket.

Some Massachusetts schools remained closed on Friday, while some have delayed openings.

The good news is that power outages were minimal


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