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Winter storm Stella: Everything you need to know

Including what to avoid, where to eat

Boston post-snowfall in January 2015.
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Just when you thought we were out, winter pulls us back in. A winter storm that the Weather Channel has helpfully dubbed Stella—Stella!—is set to dump up to a foot of snow on the Boston area by Wednesday morning.

What’s more, the storm will bring with it high winds and therefore drifts well beyond the height of the flaky accumulation itself. In short: an awful mess.

Things could get so bad that they will surely remind residents of the belt of blizzards and snowfalls that pelted the region during the winter of 2015. We won’t reach that season’s aggregate snowfall total, but Stella will make winter 2017 memorable.

Here’s what you should know:

More updates to come...