Friday, April 5, 2013
Gusty northwest winds are expected Friday afternoon.
The National Weather Service is warning of elevated fire weather conditions developing Friday afternoon and continuing into Saturday. Gusty northwest winds are expected Friday afternoon. The winds plus dry conditions will create a fire hazard, according to the NWS. Elevated fire conditions will continue through mid-day Saturday, but winds should diminish in the afternoon. There is a “low probability” that southwest winds on Sunday will cause a wind advisory. The elevate fire weather conditions stretch across most of Massachusetts.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
White out conditions are expected as the storm intensifies.
What began as a blizzard watch for the Woburn area has now been upgraded to a blizzard warning. The National Weather Service issued the warning for the majority of Eastern Massachusetts Thursday afternoon, as it anticipates about 2 feet of snow to descend upon the area Friday into Saturday. "White out conditions are anticipated as roads become snow-covered by the Friday evening commute," the warning states. "Strong north-northeast winds are anticipated with gusts up to around 60 miles per hour, resulting in blowing and drifting of snow. Damage to trees and structures along with scattered power outages are anticipated." Residents can expect the potential of snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and wind gusts of more than 20 miles per …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The storm could bring up to a foot of snow in some areas.
We could see some significant snowfall later this week. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for most of the state, including Woburn, for this Friday and Saturday. According to the outlook, "Confidence continues to increase in the potential for a very significant winter storm Friday into early Saturday." According to the NWS, the storm could bring a foot more snow in some locations. "While light snow may [develop] Friday morning the worst of the storm looks to occur Friday afternoon into early Saturday," the outlook notice states. The NWS also stated there is a good chance of strong winds in the coastal plains and a probability of flooding along the coast. What do you think? Would you like to get some …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Strong coastal storm may affect region between Monday and Wednesday.
For those of you dreaming of a white Christmas, this forecast is what you've been waiting for. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), there is a chance for accumulating snow next week as a coastal storm develops between Monday and Wednesday. An active weather pattern is expected to begin Sunday and continue through the middle of next week. There's a possibility of snow and/or ice, with significant amounts if temperatures remain cold enough. The NWS is currently predicting a 50 percent chance of rain and snow Monday night and Tuesday. Timing of the storm is still uncertain, as is the type of precipitation and any potential hazards.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
The National Weather Service issued a warning for powerful thunderstorms in the area for Saturday night.
The area could be hit by severe thunderstorms, warns the National Weather Service, and a Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued through 11 p.m. tonight. The storm could produce lightning and may knock down trees and take down power lines in Eastern Massachusetts. Stay tuned to Patch for further updates. Editor's Note: The thunderstorm warning is in effect until 8:30 p.m., while a thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 11 p.m. The above has been corrected.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
A tragedy in Colorado on this day in history.
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Friday, April 15, 2011
Hat fundraiser at Reeves today.
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Friday, March 18, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the area from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Looks like it's going to a bit blustery today with winds strong enough to down tree limbs and cause isolated power outages. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a wind advisory for all of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and southern New Hampshire. The advisory is in effect starting at 11 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m. NWS states that there is a "high probability" of west winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. There is also a "low possibility" that a few gusts may get up to 60 miles per hour. Gusts that fast may cause some damage. According to the NWS, winds may be capable of downing small tree limbs and branches and cause isolated power outages. Driving may also be difficult, especially for …