Residents across western Massachusetts spent Friday, and are expected to spend Saturday, preparing for the first significant snowfall since November.
Otis Ridge is a family-oriented beginner mountain, about 40 minutes from Springfield.
Friday night, people were stocking up, preparing for a weekend of snow and getting stuck indoors.
Stores have been packed with people this week as they prepared for the upcoming snowstorm expected to hit this weekend.
If you do plan to travel Saturday night or Sunday be sure to give yourself plenty of time, take it slow and use your headlights.
The snow we pick up this weekend could really help to bring us closer to average.
Cities and towns around western Massachusetts are already alerting residents of parking bans ahead of the weekend storm.
A significant winter storm will bring several inches of snow and sleet to western Massachusetts this weekend. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Storm Watches have been issued by the National Weather Service.
It may have been a while since you've had to use your snow blower, but before you do, there are some important things to keep in mind.
The weather has been pretty quiet lately but it's looking like the first big storm of the winter is heading our way.
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