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Parking Ban Announced in Tisbury

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3:30 p.m.:
Martha's Vineyard Community Services: "We will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday 1/22 due to the inclement weather."
Offshore Ale Company "UPDATE: We will be closing early today at 5pm because of the blizzard."
Tisbury has a parking ban in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3:15 p.m.:

After-School Events Called Off on Martha's Vineyard
Aquinnah Public Library: "We are closing at 4:30 today folks!"

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3 p.m.: 

Martha’s Vineyard Family Center: Dad's Group is cancelled for tonight.
Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club: "Update: Club Closed Today! The superintendent has called off all after school activities which include the busses that being the kids to the Club. Our intention was to stay open, but with no way for the kids to get here we must close. No decision has been made yet for Wednesday."

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1:40 p.m.: 
Vineyard Haven Public Library posts on Facebook: "The film screening scheduled for tonight (Tuesday) at Vineyard Haven Public Library has been cancelled."
Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club posts that "The After School Program will be open until 6pm today, but we ask that parents pick up their kids as early as they possibly can as conditions will begin to worsen in the late afternoon/early evening. There will be basketball practice today for 3rd-4th grades as scheduled, but if you feel the risk to come down is too great then please stay home. No decision has been made yet about school or Club closing for Wednesday."

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 12:10 p.m.: 
Edgartown Meat & Fish Market posts on Facebook: "We are going to have a postponed opening tomorrow morning to make way for snow removal: 9:00 a.m.
Thank you!"

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 11:15 a.m.:
Airlines Canceling Flights in Advance of Storm: The majority of flights planned for tonight from Logan Airport have already been cancelled.
How Much Snow Will Martha's Vineyard Get? Here's what forecasters are saying.
Menemsha Fish Market posts on Facebook: "Might be closed today so call ahead if you're looking for our 2 for 1 soup special today. 508-645-2282."

Updated Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10:15 a.m.: 

The Chilmark selectmen's meeting posted for tonight at 7 p.m. has been reposted for Thursday at noon at the Chilmark Town Hall. To view the latest agendas Click Here. (Town of Chilmark)

Updated Tuesday, Jan. 21, 9:45 a.m.:

The blizzard watch has been upgraded to a blizzard warning and pushed back until 7 p.m., still in effect until 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Updated Jan. 20, 8:45 p.m.: 

The Steamship Authority has announced that the ferry line "anticipates possible service disruptions Tuesday evening into Wednesday." 

Jan. 20, 5 p.m.:

Blizzard Watch Declared for the Cape and Islands
By Robert Gates and Chris Helms

blizzard watch for the Cape and Islands was issued on Monday afternoon by the National Weather Service for a 24 hour period from 1 p.m. Tuesday through 1 p.m. on Wednesday. The warning was issued at 3:58 p.m. on Monday.

The storm is state-wide, but the so-called “jackpot” area will be on Cape Cod, with 8-12 inches expected. Elsewhere in the state accumulations of 4-8 inches are now expected.

The snow is expected to start on Tuesday afternoon and last through Wednesday morning.

"Snow covered roadways will cause difficult driving conditions,” the weather service said. “Periods of moderate to heavy snow along with gusty winds will cause visibilities to drop to one quarter of a mile or less.”

The wind will blow from the north at 20-30 miles per hour with gusts to 50 mph


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