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.

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Storm Inbound!

Storm Inbound!

Right now it is looking like 4-8" of snow are headed our way, mainly accumulating between 4pm and 3am. There will be a few flakes much earlier than that, maybe even some this morning, but they should probably be nothing to worry over until the storm really starts cooking!

This means that this is the last shot at hitting trails that have open trailheads, parking, and packed tracks to follow. As of tomorrow morning we are all going to have to open up access and blaze our own tracks all over again.

7:00 a.m. Cascading Waters Trailhead (Elev. 630') Conditions:

The Temperature is 9.9 degrees F rising;
The Humidity is 46% steady;
The Pressure is 30.42" of Hg and steady;
The Wind speed is dead calm;
Grey skies in the early morning light;
The Parking Area is OPEN;
The Cascades are largely buried in snow and ice;
The Cascades Brook is increasingly open in patches and covered elsewhere;
USFS Fire Danger Class is NONE!

National Weather Service Forecast:

Snow, mainly after 4pm. High near 26. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 23. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

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