Monday, June 10, 2013
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a flood watch.
Another 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected to soak the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. The agency has issued a flood watch for much of Southern New England from 4 p.m. today to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The heaviest rain is expected overnight and on Tuesday. Thunderstorms are possible Tuesday and Wednesday, the weather service reported this morning. Much of the area received 3 to 4 inches of rain Friday night into Saturday morning, according to reports to the weather service.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement about the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms across much of southern New England Tuesday afternoon.
Enjoy this beautiful day while it lasts. The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement, warning of the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon. According to the statement, the conditions will exist between 1 and 4 p.m. Tuesday, created by a cold front that is moving south. "Some of the storms may produce strong, damaging wind gusts and hail, in addition to lightning and heavy rainfall," the statement said. The region affected includes most of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, but especially near the Mass Pike.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
But, temperatures in the lower 40s are expected Monday through Thursday.
The little snow that's fallen this weekend could cause some big traffic headaches today. The National Weather Service in Taunton expects slick roads and reduced visibility, possibly into tonight. A ham radio operator reported Shrewsbury had received 2.5 inches of snow as of 8:33 a.m., the weather service says. Light snow was falling locally at 10:30 a.m. Daytime temperatures in the lower 40s are expected Monday through Thursday, the weather service says. Rain and snow showers are possible Wednesday through Friday.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
National Weather Service now says 2 to 4 inches this weekend, with 3 to 6 in the hills.
Less snow than expected is headed this way. The National Weather Service in Taunton has reduced its forecast to two to four inches, with three to six inches in the hills. Friday's forecast had snowfall totals as high as 10 inches in some areas. The weather service has issued a winter weather advistory for this area from 3 this afternoon to midnight Sunday.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The NWS issued a freezing rain advisory, and our resident weather specialist Jim Arnold gives us more details.
You may have figured this out, but duck boots, Crocs and flip flops aren't so great in this kind of weather. Avoid the slippage. 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…
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, November 7, 2012
National Weather Service says 2 to 4 inches of snow possible.
An early November nor'easter brought the season's first snow locally today -- and possibly 2 to 4 inches before becoming rain and sleet, and then rain, early Thursday, the National Weather Service reports. The speed limit on the Massachusetts Turnpike was reduced to 40 mph from the New York border to Westborough around 3 p.m., the Massachusetts Department of Transportation tweeted. The snow began falling earlier in the afternoon, but intensified as area schools let out. Around 6 p.m., the Department of Transportation tweeted that "Snow, ice crews now total 243 treating, plowing roadways. Light to Moderate snow. Roads wet to slush, snow covered. Scattered icing." The National Weather Service says a light ice glaze is expected west of …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
National Weather Service issues wind advisory for this afternoon into early Wednesday.
Dover-Sherborn residents' evening commute could be a breeze -- approaching 50 mph in some locations. The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a wind advisory for 4 p.m. today to 6 a.m. Wednesday for all of Massachusetts (except Berkshire County), as well as Connecticut and Rhode Island. Gusts of 20 to 30 mph are expected, reaching 50 in some areas, the weather service reports on its website. Scattered power outages are possible due to downed tree limbs and power lines. Heavy rain -- as much as an inch -- also is expected tonight, the weather service reports.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Severe thunderstorms expected to bring torrential rainfall later today and tonight.
The National Weather Service is predicting a rough day for Massachusetts residents and said earlier today they plan to release weather watches as the day progresses. The first watch has just been issued for flash flooding. The flash flood watch will go into effect at 4 p.m. The region can expect thunderstorms later today, with some being severe. These storms may produce heavy downpours, with 2 to 4 inches of rain possible in these storms. The NWS says this could result in flooding. A flash flood watch means conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Other hazards expected from any severe thunderstorms today include damaging wind and large hail. The NWS says isolated tornadoes are also possible today. The greatest risk for these …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Severe storms are predicted after 3 p.m., with frequent lightning, heavy downpours, large hail and damaging winds, according to the National Weather Service.
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. The National Weather Service now says storms may roll through Dover and Sherborn as early as 3 p.m. There may be some localized street flooding during these storms, as heavy downpours are expected. *** While it is a beautiful sunny day at 2 p.m. with blue skies, the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the eastern part of Massachusetts. The National Weather Service said radar is indicating there may be severe, scattered storms between 5 and 8 p.m. These storms are expected to include strong to damaging winds, large hail, heavy downpours and frequent lightning. The severe thunderstorm watch area is for most of Southern New England. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable …