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Winter Storm Stella in Boston, by the numbers

From how many pieces of equipment are on the roads to how many more inches we can expect.

Boston Common covered in snow on Tuesday.

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It's been snowing since about 8 a.m. in Boston, and it's not done yet.

Here's a look at Boston by the numbers so far, and what to expect in the near future:

- Logan Airport has about 4.5 inches of snow as of 1:30 p.m.;

- 6 to 8 inches of snow are expected between until 3 p.m., according to Rene Fielding, director of Emergency Management for Boston;

- At 3 p.m., the forecast calls for a shift to sleet and rain, which will won't stop until between 8 and 10 p.m.;

- Temperatures will drop into the mid-20sTuesday night, which could cause the snow on the ground to freeze. The city is prepping for how to handle icy conditions;

- No power outages yet reported in Boston, but more than 60,000 people are without power in Massachusetts, mostly in Worcester, according to theMassachusetts Emergency Management Agency;


- 763 pieces of snow removal equipment are currently on city streets, according toMichael Brohel, deputy commissioner of Boston Public Works;

- 450 of those pieces are sanders with plows attached, which had pretreated city streets from 5 to 8 a.m.;

- 30,000 tons of salt were set aside for this storm;

- 4,000 to 5,000 tons of that stockpile was used in pretreating the roads this morning;

- On Monday, Boston's nonemergencyphone line 311 received about 1,800 calls, more than half of which concerned the snow, according to John Laadt, director of Boston 311;

- As of 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, 311 received 570 calls;

- 24 agents are staffing 311 and are answering calls within an average of 5 seconds

 

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