Monday, January 28, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting some slippery conditions for tonight.
With snow transitioning to freezing rain by 10 p.m., things could get slippery out there in Natick. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for much of New England. In Natick, the forecast details around an inch of snow, freezing rain and sleet before 10 p.m. tonight. Rain, freezing rain and sleet are all predicted to continue into Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The National Weather Service says the morning commute should be affected.
Winter's timeout will end Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service in Taunton today said 2 to 5 inches of snow are expected in Central Mass. The agency has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday for Central Mass., Western Mass. and "Northeast Massachusetts away from the immediate coast." The January thaw is over. Temperatures in the 40s and 50s, approaching 60 some days, were recorded for much of the past week. The snow should slow the Wednesday morning commute, the weather service said.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The NWS issued a freezing rain advisory, and our resident weather specialist Jim Arnold gives us more details.
The National Weather service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for northern Worcester County, basically points to the north and west of the City of Worcester, our resident weather specialist Jim Arnold reports. The NWS's advisory states that there will be freezing rain in effect from 4 p.m. on Friday to 7 a.m. on Saturday. Accumulation of ice could reach a tenth of an inch, and it will also create some slippery driving conditions, as well as possible power outages from downed limbs. Arnold, a weather specialist with the Shrewsbury Emergency Management Agency, said, "The basis for this is the potential for cold air damming to our north and west. A shallow layer of cold air at the surface will be resistant to warming and/or mixing with …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The annual warm-up known as the "January thaw" is moving in this weekend.
A "January thaw" is moving in, according to meteorologists at WHDH-TV. "Our annual January Thaw is upon us for the next several days," Ch. 7 meteorologist Jeremy Reiner posted in his blog on Tuesday. For the past three days, the entire staff of the Ch. 7 "Weather Center" has been blogging about the mild temperatures. Typically, the January thaw happens between Jan. 20-26 and is happening slightly earlier than usual this year, Reiner said. But it will be a thaw in what has already been a mild winter. Meteorologist Pete Bouchard said there have been only 9 days with below normal temperatures since the meteorological start to winter on Dec. 1. The National Weather Service forecasts that high temperatures in Natick will be around 40 through …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory.
Less snow and more rain than expected are headed to the region starting tonight, the National Weather Service in Taunton said today. The agency has issued a winter weather advisory for 7 tonight to 1 a.m. Friday for parts of Western and Northern Massachusetts, as well as Southern New Hampshire. Framingham, Milford and Worcester are among the communities in the zone. The region now should get two to four inches of snow -- half of the forecast in the winter storm watch the weather service issued Tuesday night. Rain is expected Thursday, with rain and snow Thursday night. More snow is possible this weekend.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
National Weather Service forecasts four to eight inches of snow starting Wednesday night.
A present that winter fans will love will arrive the night after Christmas. The National Weather Service in Taunton today issued a winter storm watch for Central and Western New England from Wednesday evening to late Thursday night. Milford and Framingham are included. The Westborough area should see four to eight inches of snow, starting around 7 p.m. the agency said on its website. Sleet and freezing rain are possible, with winds of 10 to 20 mph, and up to 45 mph in some areas in the watch zone. The area received a coating of snow Monday night into Christmas morning. The sun was out by this afternoon. More snow is possible Saturday night into Sunday, the weather service said.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Large hail and downpours may accompany storms the next few days.
A stretch of warm and hazy weather conditions will lead to the possibility of showers and thunderstorms over the next few days, the National Weather Service is predicting. Earlier today the NWS issued a flood advisory for many communities, including Sudbury, after strong thunderstorms barreled through the Metrowest, dropping heavy rain on the region. Isolated storms could build again later today, with the potential for strong wind, hail and flash flooding in Natick. The chance for strong storms will return on Thursday, with hail possible from the morning through the early afternoon hours. On Friday and Saturday, any storms that develop could turn severe, with damaging wind, large hail and downpours. If you see severe weather, and it's …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The National Weather Service has upgraded the winter storm watch to a winter storm warning for Wednesday afternoon into Thursday night.
UPDATE, Thursday, 6:45 a.m.: The National Weather Service is predicting snowfall totals could reach between eight and 12 inches. ***** UPDATE, Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.: The National Weather Service has upgraded the winter storm watch to a winter storm warning and now expects that Natick and nearby communities could be hit with between six and 10 inches of snow. The winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday. Check back with Natick Patch for any updates and please upload any photos you've taken around town during this winter weather. ***** The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Natick and surrounding towns, expecting between four and eight inches of snow to fall between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday …
Monday, February 27, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook in anticipation of possible snow in the middle of the week.
This winter's mostly snow-less record may come to an end this Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook yesterday in anticipation of possible snow this Wednesday for Burlington and much of eastern New England. According to the NWS, there is a possibility of snow in the region this Wednesday into Thursday as a "series of low pressure system pass south of New England." "The amount of snow will depend on the exact track of these systems and if it remains cold enough to support snow. At the very least winter weather advisories need to be issued for parts of the area." Natick Patch will carry any and all updates related to this possible snow system as more information becomes available.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Snow, winds and slippery roads are causing problems throughout MetroWest.
The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the area until 6 p.m. Saturday. Today's snowfall total could reach five inches and is expected to taper off into the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Roads and walkways that are left untreated will be slippery. Winds are estimated to be between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts up to 20 mph. Visibility is roughly a quarter of a mile or less. It is currently around 21 degrees in Natick.