No major problems reported from Valentine's Day nor'easter
CAPE COD - A slushy accumulation overnight made for a slippery commute Wednesday morning. One driver wound up on their roof in a marsh in Eastham around 5:30 AM but escaped serious injury.
Several other fender benders and spinouts were reported along the Mid-Cape Highway. One vehicle rolled over about 7:30 AM between exits 7 & 6.
Road conditions were worse as you headed off Cape. Precipitation changed over to plain rain on the Cape. However, arctic air rushed back in this evening with winds 30-40 with gusts to 60. Part of the East End of Commercial Street in Provincetown was experiencing a power outage during the afternoon/evening hours. NStar has extra crews ready to work on any outages that develop.
As of 10 PM only scattered other outages had been reported in parts of the Cape. High winds had blown this marker buoy ashore in Harwich (photo by Jake O'Callaghan). Between 8 and 9 PM temperatures dropped from 38 to 28 in Provincetown and several towns reported very slippery road conditions.
Fender benders such as this Saturn (right) that slid into some trees on Great Hill Road in Sandwich were again being reported (photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield). So far the highest wind gust reported was 53 MPH in Marstons Mills reported by an amateur radio operator. Visit the Cape Cod Today weather center for updates.