A snow emergency will go into effect for the city of Newton at 4 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Newton Police Department.
The police are reminding residents to stay away from downed wires and to report them to the department by calling 617 796-2100. NSTAR customers with affected electric service should call them at 1-800-592-2000.
More information and updates on the weather can be found on the city's website at www.newtonma.gov.
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