Snow Forecast Map: Boston Could See Over a Foot on Thursday

Snow forecast map National Weather Service

Snow is in the forecast for Massachusetts as a weather system riding the east coast approaches New England. According to the National Weather Service, areas in Massachusetts could see upwards of a foot of snow in this Nor’easter, which will begin on Thursday (January 4) morning and will wind down later on that same evening.

When the storm was first reported, weather outlets predicted a fairly classic snow event, with the National Weather Service predicting 4 to 8 inches of blanket coverage. Now, however, those predictions have increased in certain areas, bumping the potential snow totals to well over a foot.

This “major winter storm” has the potential to bring blizzard-like conditions to much of Massachusetts, with the worst bands from Boston to Worcester, south to Attleboro, and north to Amesbury. These areas are all in the “sweet spot,” which is a term used to describe the areas that see the most precipitation in a given storm.

Below are maps from four major stations in Massachusetts. As you can see, local meteorologists are all in agreement about one thing: Boston is going to get their first real dose of plowable snow this season.

It is quite possible that this storm will end up being a blizzard. In order for that to happen, however, a few things need to come together.

The National Weather Service defines a blizzard as a storm that drops several inches of snow which may or may not be “blowing snow,” coupled with winds exceeding 35 mph, visibility of less than 1/4 of a mile, and a duration of at least 3 hours.

If all of these factors are expected to occur simultaneously, the National Weather Service will issue a “Blizzard Warning.” A snowstorm, no matter how intense it might be, will not be dubbed a “blizzard” until all of these factors actually occur. Once the three-hour mark has been reached, the National Weather Service will release blizzard confirmation.

If one or two of these factors are expected to happen during a storm, the National Weather Service will issue a “Winter Storm Warning.”

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from now through Friday, January 5, for Central Middlesex County, Eastern Essex, Eastern Norfolk, Northern Bristol, Northern Worcester, Northwest Middlesex County, Southeast Middlesex, Southern Bristol, Southern Plymouth, Southern Worcester, Suffolk, Western Essex, Western Norfolk, Barnstable, Dukes, Eastern Plymouth, and Western Plymouth.

Below is a map of snow totals expected in each town in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut per the National Weather Service.

Snow forecast map

As Thursday approaches, that watch will turn into a warning. Below is an explanation from Weather Works that explains the difference between these two types of weather alerts.

“A watch means that the potential exists for the development of severe [weather]… While no immediate action on the part of the general public is required for the issuance of a watch, citizens should keep up to date on the current weather situation and be prepared to seek shelter if necessary.”

“A warning, on the other hand, requires more immediate action and should be taken seriously. A warning indicates that severe weather is imminent in your area or is already occurring (based on either human observation or doppler radar).”

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Xavior

Please add the following line to beginning of the below ,,, comment,,
Start with,,,,,,,,,
Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the curse of the law ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

JOHN MAYOR


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And some wonder why many of our young are harming themselves through drug use– and dying!… as they sense a hopelessness in our corrupt Human Systems!
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Please!… no emails!… Jesus is Lord!

Christian boy

Dear Americans,
My brother’s son’s hand is handicapped by doctors while taking him out of his mother’s WOMB,,,,the doctors applied the forceps wrongly,,,
I remain unmarried,,,
My mother is not having a bit faith ,,but asking several ministers of God,,,as ,,
Is it a curse ?
To this my mother’s doubt ,,one of our brother an evangelist of God in UK ,,wrote the following notes ,,
Kindly read and hang it on the walls of your homes ,,
Jesus became a curse for us ,,,
So no curse will ever catch us ,,
God bless Bro.Xavuour ,,
a my brother ,,
In fact Jesus is our blessings ,,not earthly ,,but blessing of heaven ,,
We should have this maturity,,,
God bless all Americans…,,,,,
Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law,,,
Thanks to ( Brother Xaviour,,,)
He is the one who wrote the below message,,,,
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CHRIST HAS REDEEMED us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us.
What was that curse?
It is recorded in Deuteronomy, chapter 28, where we are told that the following
diseases came upon the people because of disobedience to God’s law: pestilence,
consumption (or tuberculosis), fever, inflammation, extreme burning, botch, emerods, scab, itch, blindness, smiting in the knee and in the leg, and failing of the eyes.
If your case has not been definitely stated in this list, then listen to verses 60-61 of
this chapter: all the diseases of Egypt, and also every sickness and every disease which is not written in the book of this law.
These words include you and your case, Redeemed from Curses.
Paul says that Christ redeemed us from this curse of the law, because he was made a curse for us. The curse of the law includes all diseases, every sickness, and every plague known throughout the history of the world.

In order for Christ to redeem us from this terrible curse of the law, He was made a
curse for us; that is, He bore for us the punishment prescribed by the law. That is why He had to take our infirmities, and bear our sicknesses.
Adam and Eve sold us into slavery to the devil and put us in bondage to his power,
under his jurisdiction. But Christ has redeemed us. He has bought us back.
He has purchased us with the price of His own body and blood, and freed us. You are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.
Abundant Life
What a thrill to know that God so loved us that He paid a great price for our
redemption. He gave His Son as our substitute, who assumed our guilt, bore our
judgment and endured our condemnation, in order to absolve us of all debt and obligation to Satan’s regime, so that we could be restored to God as though no sin had ever been committed. He legally redeemed us. He proved how much He values us and wants to be able to share His best with us – His abundant life.
God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son.
That was the kind of love we cannot understand God’s love.
Salvation is your emancipation from everything outside God’s will for humankind.
Now you can act accordingly. You may speak the language of a winner.
Confess your freedom, instead of your bondage. Confess: With his stripes, I am healed, instead of your sickness. Confess your redemption from all disease. Confess that your redemption is complete – from sin and sickness.
Confess that Satan’s dominion over you ended at Calvary, because it was there that
God freed you. God’s word states all of this, so confess it.
Slaves Set Free
When the slaves in the United States were emancipated, they were still living in slaves’ quarters. They still looked like slaves. They still felt like slaves. But when they heard the Emancipation Proclamation read, they had a legal right to say, “I am free,” and to act on that liberty.
Believe in your proclamation of freedom: Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which
Christ has made us free

You are free. Confess that. Tell the devil that you have found the truth. He has
known it all the time, but has lied to you and blinded your eyes to it. He has kept you
from knowing your legal rights in Christ, your redeemer. The god of this world (Satan)
has blinded the minds of them which believe not.
Tell Satan you have found the truth – the truth that sets you free from him. Let him
know, by your confession of God’s word, that you are free from his dominion and that you know it.
The statement, He (Jesus) has borne our griefs (sicknesses), and carried our sorrows (diseases), is God’s check for your perfect healing. Endorse that check with your confession, and perfect health will be manifested in your body.
An End to Chronic Ailments
The diseases of your body were laid on Jesus. You need never bear them, because He has borne them for you. All you need to do is believe this and begin to confess it.
Refuse to allow sickness to stay in your body, because you were healed with His (Jesus’) stripes.
If Christians would believe this, it would be the end of so-called chronic ailments in
their bodies. Always remember: Satan is a deceiver, a liar.
Sickness, disease, sin, and infirmities, all were laid on Christ. He bore them. He
carried them away, leaving us free and well. We should rejoice in this liberty of ours.
Redemption has not become a reality to many. It has been only a theory, a doctrine,
or a creed. Satan has taken advantage of this lack of understanding.
We are redeemed from all the power of Satan. That means we are bought back from
the hand of the enemy. We are born again. We are the new creation. We are freed
from the kingdom of darkness. We are no longer slaves of Satan. Sin and sickness no longer rule over us.
You are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit,
which are God’s.
No Trespassing
How can you glorify God in your body when it is weakened by disease? It is just as
impossible to glorify God properly in your body when it is full of sickness as it is to glorify God in your spirit when it is full of sin.

Tell the devil, “Satan, you are a liar. You know I am redeemed, because I have
accepted Jesus as my redeemer. I am no longer dwelling on your territory, and you have no legal right to trespass on my property. It is no longer yours, neither is it under your jurisdiction. I have been redeemed from your authority by Jesus Christ.”
Say to your enemy, “This sickness you have put on me was cursed on the cross of
Calvary for me, and you know that I do not have to bear it. I command you, in Jesus
Christ’s name, to leave my body. I am free from your curse, for it is written: With his
stripes, I am healed, so I am healed. God said so. Satan, you are a liar; your pains are lies, your symptoms are lies, and your words are lies. You are the father of lies, Jesus said you are.” Then, thank the Lord for your deliverance.
Satan knows all of that. It is only when he knows that you have discovered it that he
must respect your words. So few realize that they are free from the dominion of Satan. He knows it, but until you discover it, he will continue his assault on your life. Many have died prematurely because they have not known their rights in Christ.
Crucified, Buried, and Raised With Christ
When Jesus was crucified, we were crucified with Him. I am crucified with Christ.
When Jesus was buried, we were buried with him.
When Jesus arose from the grave as conqueror, we arose with Him. He has quickened us together with Christ; and has raised us up together in Christ.
When Jesus went back to the throne and sat on the right hand of God, (He) made us
sit together (with Him) in heavenly places.
We are his (God’s) workmanship, created in Christ Jesus. Through Jesus Christ, God
made us what we are – a new creation.
If any one be in Christ, that person is a new creature; old things are passed away;
behold, all things are become new.
We are now a new creature, made in the likeness of God, through the power of Jesus
Christ. God gives us His nature, His love, His faith, His life, His Spirit, His power. We
are re-created.
All that Jesus did was for us. Everything He conquered was for us. He had no need
to conquer Satan for Himself.
He had no sins of His own to carry away, because He had no sin until He took our sins
He did this for us.
He had no need to put away sickness for Himself, because He had no sickness until He
was made sick for us. He did this for us. He conquered for us; and now that we are
recreated in Christ Jesus and are made partakers with Him, we become conquerors
through Him.
In all these things, Paul says, we are more than conquerors, through him that loved us.
All Was for Us
All that Jesus did was for us, and we are now partakers of His victory.
We were captives, but Christ has freed us from captivity.
We were cursed by sin and sickness; but Christ, our redeemer, has freed us from that
curse and loosed us from its dominion.
We were weak, but the Lord has become our strength, so now we are strong.
We were bound and imprisoned, but Christ has freed us from slavery.
We were sick, but Christ has home our sicknesses and carried them away, so now, with his stripes we are healed.
Remember, you were slaves of Satan. You were bound by sin and sin’s penalty,
sickness. You were subject to Satan’s authority. But now you are free. You now have
Christ’s emancipation proclamation – the Bible – and it is YOURS.
Do not be a slave any longer. Do like the slaves in the United Sates did when they
heard their Emancipation Proclamation read: Claim your liberty; act on your deliverance.
You are free. Shout your freedom. Confess your freedom. Believe in your freedom.
Redemption is a fact. Act on your liberty. Your bondage is past. Your prison is open.
Your freedom is granted.
The Spirit of the Lord God is on me; because the Lord has anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captive, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound.20 Moffatt’s Translation reads: to tell prisoners they are free, to tell captives they are released.
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(Thanks brother Xavoiur who wrote this above message)

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