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Winter Storm: Salem Information Center

Stay up to date with the latest on the Monday-Tuesday winter storm.

Monday, Jan. 21

6:06 p.m. — Snow forecast increased, Winter Storm Warning declared: The National Weather Service has upped its forecast for the Salem area to 5-8 inches, with accumulations of a foot possible.

3:05 p.m. — Forecast calls for up to 7 inches of snow.

7:00 p.m. — Snow Emergency Declared.

10:00 p.m. — Citywide parking ban begins.

11:00 p.m. — Forecasts adjusted, Salem expected to get 2 to 4 inches.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

12:05 a.m.  Forecasts adjusted, Salem expected to get 1 to 3 inches.

5:00 a.m. — Looks like Salem got just a dusting overnight.

6:00 a.m. — Snow Emergency Ends.

Scroll down for important phone numbers, websites and more. Stay with Salem Patch as we keep you updated throughout the storm.

See a tree down in your neighborhood? Notice a road is icy? Just saw a store clerk put out more snow melt products? Please use this story on Marblehead Patch to help out your neighbors.

As we prepare for the winter storm, we want to make sure that Marblehead stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet and 'like' Marblehead Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


  • In an emergency, dial 911
  • Police Department: 978-744-0171
  • Fire Department: 978-744-1234
  • National Grid gas emergencies: 800-233-5325
  • Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
  • Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)
  • RCN: 1-866-TECH-RCN (1-866-832-4726) 
  • MBTA Salem station: Service updates

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