Massachusetts Governor Patrick announced on the 12th, leading to the ice storm hit the state power of about 350,000 residents, the state currently has a state of emergency.
Patrick said, is expected as early as 15 to restore the electricity supply, so he suggested that residents call the 211 hotline power, haven to ask about local information, where to stay a few days. He said that had ordered 500 National Guard and other emergency personnel together quickly after the ice storm clean-up and personnel to assist the evacuation.
Massachusetts Highway Commission said that the current path of the clean-up work is being carried, the focus in Boston to the north and west of the road. Some communities also declared a local state of emergency to reduce the staff to go out to meet and assist the official clean-up on the road.
In Massachusetts, eastern and south-east, due to a marked increase in temperature after the ice storm, the National Weather Service has issued flood warnings in the region.