Maine Governor Janet Mills signed a law in May requiring the operator of a vehicle weighing under 10,000 pounds to take "reasonable measures to prevent snow or ice on the vehicle from falling off the vehicle while it is being operated on a public way."
I know...I know! The media is accused of being like Chicken Little and saying the "Sky is Falling" whenever we say that there is a Beach Hazard's Statement/Warning. Flash Flood Warnings or Severe Thunderstorm Warnings. Most times, there's nothing, but then on Saturday there was something!
Tornadoes no doubt predate what we now refer to as Massachusetts on the North American continent, but the first "whirl-wind," as they were called back in the day, was recorded right here in Massachusetts.