South Shore braces for winter storm

HULL, MA (WHDH) - High winds and snow are hitting South Shore communities hard, where residents are prepared for the winter storm.

Plow drivers loaded up on sand and salt to clear the roads, expecting the job to take awhile.

“It should be a long night but everyone’s getting ready,” said plow operator Kevin Stanley. “We heard the tides aren’t gonna be too bad so that’s a big help and we’ll just keep plugging away and doing what we do.”

At least 11 inches of snow fell in Hull and more is expected before the storm tapers off after midnight. By 9 p.m., the snowfall slowed down and plow drivers told 7News they found the conditions much easier to drive in compared to earlier in the day.

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