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.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Some forecasters are predicting up to eight inches will fall in areas west of Boston Monday night into Tuesday.
Spring begins Wednesday, but Old Man Winter wants to get in one more whack before winter goes away. Forecasters predict as much as 8 inches of snow could fall in the Woburn area tonight into Tuesday. Nevertheless, the rain/snow line falls just west of Boston, meaning Woburn could see a mix of rain and snow. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Woburn area beginning at 9 p.m. Monday and lasting through 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Look out for heavy snow and ice, and between 4 and 8 inches of snow, according the NWS warning. Snow will likely make Tuesday morning's commute a difficult one, the NWS warns. WHDH Channel 7 meteorologist Jeremy Reiner predicts that snow will begin falling between 11 p.m. Monday and 1 a.…
Friday, February 22, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting at least six inches of snow with a foot of snow possible.
Will Woburn get pummeled this weekend with more than a foot of snow or will it be a half-foot with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. The NWS said 6 inches of snow or more is possible and warned of heavy wet snow that may fall at 1 to 2 inches per hour. Snow may mix with rain in the Woburn area. The NWS warned that the heavy wet snow could bring down tree limbs and result in scattered power outages. Here is a look at the snowfall estimates as of 10 a.m. Friday: Channel 7 meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote on his weather blog: Storm start-up still looks like Saturday afternoon. We'll still be able to get around and the amounts will be light through …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Forecasters say we could get 8-12 inches of snow.
Once again, the snow is melting. But once again, don't put the shovels away: the weekend could bring more snow. A new snowstorm is headed our way for Saturday and Sunday, forecasters say, and Woburn could see up to 12 inches of new snow before it's done. On his blog, WHDH meteorologist Pete Bouchard is calling for light rain along the coast Saturday with snow inland and snow across the region by Sunday morning. "Heavy snow through early morning Sunday. Roads will be tough to travel, and yes, your flight will most likely be delayed or cancelled. (Although I don't run an airline, so I'll let them have the final word.)," Bouchard writes. As of now, forecasts call for 8 to 12 inches of new snow in the towns around Rte. 128.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
The 2013 blizzard has arrived. What can we expect today?
After a day of snow in Woburn, the major snowstorm is forecasted to continue for much of the Saturday. According to WCVB-TV, by Friday Feb. 9, snowfall totals will likely total 18 -24 inches but 30 inches is possible in the region. The National Weather Service forecasted a high of 22 degrees with a wind chill factor of -3 degrees. Woburn could see gusts of up to 26 miles per hour. Stay tuned to our Woburn Storm Info Center for updates on the storm. We want to make sure that Woburn stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet and 'like' Woburn Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Woburn Patch is all about connecting neighbors and helping neighbors so we hope you’ll …
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Friday, February 8, 2013
We’ve got the community covered… with your help.
With the blizzard settling over Massachusetts, the need for up-to-the minute info is even more important. At Patch, we will be working around-the-clock to cover the storm, but as with of our reporting, the more interaction we get from users the more comprehensive our coverage will be. Woburn Patch is as much your site as it is ours. So in the run-up to the blizzard, here’s how you can use Patch: 1. Get the news. When we know about storm-related news, so will you. From important town announcements, damages, power outages and floods, Twitter feeds and polls, we’ll have all the news covered 24-7. Check out our info center article for all the latest news and updates. 2. Comment. Have relevant information to add to the info center or to an …
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 …
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Updated Saturday at 1:05 p.m. The snow has fallen and crews are out in force to clear the roads. According to NSTAR's power outage map, there are no major power outages in town. The travel ban decreed yesterday by Gov. Deval Patrick is still in effect until "further notice." The rationale is that the ban will make it easier for plows to clear the roads. There is no mail delivery today. The following categories will be updated regularly throughout the storm: TRAVELING EMERGENCY PARKING BAN CLOSINGS/CANCELLATIONS EVENT CANCELLATIONS/POSTPONEMENTS: Stop & Shop Special Hours IMPORTANT NUMBERS & WEBSITES: List of cab companies: List of tow companies: See a tree down in your neighborhood? Notice a road is icy? Just saw a store clerk put out …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Stay up to date with the latest on today's snowy weather.
WOBURN PATCH STORM CENTRAL UPDATES, CLOSINGS & MORE: Wednesday, Jan. 16— 8:15 a.m. "During the morning hours up through noon, or shortly after, will be when the steadiest precipitation occurs... As you move inland, mix [precipitation] will become snow and it may stay all snow or at least mostly snow mainly north of the Mass Pike and from just west of I-95 west and north. Enough mild air may finally reach into some of these areas during the afternoon for it to become too warm for snow, but by then the vast majority of the precipitation will have fallen and there will be only spotty mix/mist left. All precipitation will be over by early evening." Scroll down for important phone numbers, websites and more. Stay with Woburn Patch as we keep…