Milford will collect trash and recycling on an earlier schedule Friday, to try to get it done before the storm hits.
Milford will still collect residential trash and recycling on Friday, the day of the storm. But residents are encouraged to put it out earlier than normal to allow the town's workers to beat the storm. The following note from Paul Mazzuchelli, Milford health agent: "Because of the potential snow storm predicted to be coming on Friday, curbside rubbish/recycling will begin one hour earlier on Friday." Curbside pick-up will begin at 6 a.m. instead of 7 a.m. Resident cooperation is greatly appreciated by the Milford Board of Health."
Get your milk and bread, bring the firewood inside and get some batteries in the flashlights. This may be a humdinger!
Jim Arnold, weather specialist with Shrewsbury Emergency Management, doesn't think he's used the words "fasten your seatbelts" in a weather update more than four times in the past 25 years. On Wednesday, he did. "I think we will see blizzard conditions developing by late Friday afternoon," said Arnold. "Snow will begin around or just before dawn and should be fairly light until mid morning when it will become heavier and the wind will begin to increase. Heavy blowing and drifting snow should be our lot during the afternoon possibly reaching blizzard and occasional whiteout conditions in the late afternoon, and continuing throughout the night and into early Saturday morning." There is also the chance of seeing “thundersnow”, from embedded …