The first significant snowstorm in a year may hit us overnight Saturday. Share your pictures with Patch.
Friday, December 28, 2012
We haven't seen much snow around here in almost a full calendar year, but the first significant snowstorm of the season hit Saturday night, dumping upwards of 8 inches around town. The novelty of the white stuff after a full year is sure to bring winter lovers outside. Whether you build a snowman, take a stroll through the woods or watch the kids battle it out in a good ole fashioned snowball fight, we want to see your pictures. Simply click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button on the right, or add them to our Pics & Clips page. We also want to keep track of snowfall totals around the town. Let us know in the comments section below how much fell in your backyard.
If the recent snowfall has your car slipping and sliding, here are local places where you can get new treads.
It took long enough — Johnston finally had a bit of snow accumulation this week, and the JohnstonPatch Weatherbug forecast is calling for another 4 to 6 inches today. The long time between snowstorms — remember the Halloween weekend flurries? — may have left folks forgetting to check the tires on their cars. Here's a quick list of local shops where you can get the treads checked out and replaced — once you've dug out, of course: Tire Pros: 2670 Hartford Ave. Also a location for state emissions and safety inspections, Tire Pros was first opened in 1975. Town Fair Tire: 1412 Atwood Ave. Pretty straightfoward, this place. Tires, rims, and professional installation. Located in front of the Stop & Shop plaza on Atwood. Midas Auto Service …