Friday, February 8, 2013
Snow from this possibly historic storm is predicted to become heavy during the Friday evening commute.
Are you ready for what could become the biggest winter storm since 2003? A blizzard warning is in effect from 6 a.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday. This "potential historic winter storm," is expected to drop 18 to 24 inches of heavy snow over Natick and the surrounding towns, according to the National Weather Service. Drawing comparisons to storms in 2005 and 2003 (22.5 inches and 27.5 inches in the Boston area), WHDH meteorologist Pete Bouchard blogged that this could be "the biggest snowstorm in almost a decade." Light snow will develop by Friday morning and become heavy late in the day, into the evening commute. The heaviest of the snow will fall Friday night into Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Blizzard warnings are …
We asked parents what their kids would be doing today after school had been cancelled and are still looking for more ideas.
Last night we asked parents on our Facebook Page what their kids would do now that school had been cancelled. The most common response seemed to be some sort of cooking or baking. Sleeping late and playing board games were also ideas that people threw out there. Now, we're not just asking about the kids; we also want to know what the parents are doing. With many businesses and offices closing due to what is expected to be one of the largest snow storms in years, most people are going to be stuck in the house. So tell us: what are you going to do all day while it's snowing outside? Share your ideas in the comments section below.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Natick Public Schools will be closed on Friday.
After much discussion among parents in the community about when school would be cancelled, Superintendent of the Natick Public Schools Peter Sanchioni made the announcement with a couple of clicks when he Tweeted it out at 6:44 p.m. With the Natick area expected to get as much as 24 inches of snow, the announcement wasn't a surprise. Natickites will now brace for what may be the largest snow storm since the Blizzard of '78. Stay tuned to the Natick Patch Storm Center, where we will provide updates throughout the storm and its aftermath.
The National Weather Service predicts as much as two feet of snow in some areas, including Natick.
Several areas in Southeastern New England, including Natick, should expect between 18 and 24 inches of snow beginning on Friday at 6 a.m. and continuing until 1 p.m. on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. The snow will be light on Friday morning, but it will get very heavy on Friday night and into Saturday morning. The wind will be up around 60 MPH, and the roads are expected to be white out conditions. The National Weather Service advises that people stay indoors for the duration of the blizzard.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The MetroWest area received around 4 inches of snow Wednesday morning.
Snow blanketed MetroWest Wednesday morning, forcing its residents to take up shovels to clear steps and sidewalks. Do you have photos of the storm to share? Click the "upload" button to the left and share your images with Patch.
Friday, December 28, 2012
A second storm is headed to the area and could make driving hazardous on Saturday.
A second storm of the week is headed toward New England and will dump more snow onto the area on Saturday. 7News meteorologists are predicting Natick to get between 2 to 4 inches of snow in the storm that is expected to start on Saturday afternoon and spread into the early hours of Sunday. The good news is that snow removal shouldn’t be a backbreaking endeavour. CBSBoston’s Todd Gutner said the snow will be “dry and fluffy for most,” though he warned that driving could be hazardous at times on Saturday.