Storm Caused Few Power Difficulties In Lynnfield Area

Despite two feet of snow and strong wind gusts, Lynnfield had no significant power outage problems and a handful of auto accidents reported on Friday.

The biggest snow storm in recent memory dumped more than two feet of snow on the Lynnfield area, but it caused little in the way of blackouts or public safety hazards.

Over the weekend, Lynnfield Police Chief David Breen told Lynnfield Patch that there had been four accidents with no major injuries. Drivers in turn appared to largely heed the driving ban, and roads in town were reportedly quiet during the worst of the storm. The police chief indicated in a separate email that he knew of one residence in Lynnfield that lost power during the storm.

According to the National Weather Service, neighboring Peabody received 25.5 inches of snow, and Wakefield received 27.5 inches of snow.

On Sunday, the forecast calls for a high near 35 with a low around 15 and clear skies. Monday’s forecast calls for a wintry mix and rain while the rest of the week looks clear with highs in the 30s.


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