Snow and winds started to subside late Monday afternoon after a winter storm moved through the Vineyard, largely shutting down the Island for the day.

Sea and snow at Seaview avenue extension in Oak Bluffs. — Steve Myrick

Vineyard schools opened two hours late on Tuesday.

A blizzard warning was in effect from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m.  The National Weather Service said the Vineyard experienced blizzard conditions for almost five hours Monday, from 9:03 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Public schools and government offices were closed Monday, including the Edgartown courthouse. The Steamship Authority cancelled all ferry trips Monday. The Chappaquiddick ferry suspended service for the duration of the storm, and ferry owner Peter Wells reported a wind gust of 57 mph at 4 a.m.

Five Corners, road closed flooded during Monday storm. — Timothy Johnson

The National Weather Service said 8.8 inches of snow was reported from Oak Bluffs just after 2 p.m.

High tide was at noon Monday, and coastal flooding and snow removal led to road closures around the Island. Beach Road between Edgartown and Oak Bluffs has reopened to traffic after a closure Monday morning. Beach Road in Vineyard Haven was closed from Five Corners to the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

In Vineyard Haven, Main street, Union street, and Spring street inbound were closed for snow-clearing operations.

Flooding along Edgartown harbor. — Mark Lovewell

Cape Air cancelled all flights on Monday.

On Sunday the National Weather Service forecasted a large amount of snow and high winds beginning early Monday morning and continuing into the evening. Martha's Vineyard and other parts of southeastern Massachusetts were under a blizzard warning for most of the day Monday, with eight to 12 inches of snow, northeast winds of 30 to 40 miles per hour and wind gusts of up to 65 miles per hour in the forecast.

Other closures Monday included the Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, and Martha's Vineyard Community Services.

The town of Tisbury announced a downtown parking ban beginning at 11 a.m. Monday. The High Point Lane park and ride lot was open free of charge during the storm for cars less than 20 feet long.

Snowstorm brings coastal flooding. — Timothy Johnson

Most community activities were cancelled and businesses closed Monday. All Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank locations were closed, and the Martha's Vineyard Hospital said all primary care and specialist offices would be closed. Patients were contacted to reschedule appointments.

The storm came on the heels of a snowstorm Friday that led to early school closures and ferry cancellations, though most of the snowfall had melted by Sunday.

Earlier this month, the Island received high winds and about a foot of snow during a Saturday storm that led to power outages across the Island.

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