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Officials confident ahead of weekend snowstorm

As another winter storm threatens the region with a blast of heavy wet snow, cities and towns are bracing for a third straight weekend of battling the elements in one of the snowiest months on record.

The storm, which should arrive Saturday afternoon and intensify overnight, could bring up to 6 inches of snow within Route 128, and 10 inches in hilly areas near Worcester, forecasters said.

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