Cascading Waters can be found at 135 Olean Street on the eastern edge of Worcester's northwest parklands, the Cascades. The Cascades are 350 acres of park and conservation lands along the borders of Worcester, Paxton, and Holden, Massachusetts. Home to countless species of plants and animals, the Cascades are open to passive recreation year-round.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Cold, and a Storm Coming!

There is another storm inbound, due to hit this afternoon! Before it is over we may have 4-7" of snow, topped by who knows what mix of ice, rain, freezing rain, or more snow. Everything comes down to temperature profiles.

This is the time to get out there and make the most of the snows and weather move in.

Remember that...
The Cascades trailhead on Olean Street is open with parking;
The Sibley Farm trailhead on Greenville Street in Spencer is open with parking; and
The KinneyWoods trailhead on Dawson Road in Worcester is open with parking.

Trailhead Conditions at Cascading Waters at 9:00a.m.:

Temperature of 14.2°F and rising;
Humidity of 46% and steady;
Pressures of 30.24" of Hg and steady;
Variable windspeed with a 2.5 mph max;
Bright overcast skies;
Cascades are buried in snow;
Cascades Brook is buried in snow;
USFS Fire Danger Class is NONE.

NWS Daytime Forecast:
Snow, mainly after 3pm. High near 26. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

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