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.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Rainfall could range between 2 to 4 inches within a short period of time, which may result in significant urban and poor drainage flooding.
The National Weather Service says there is a threat for significant severe thunderstorms in the area, including Northborough, this afternoon through tonight. The storms could bring damaging winds and large hail. The National Weather Service also issued a flash flood watch from 4 p.m. today, July 26, through Friday. Heavy downpours are expected with these storms. Rainfall could range between 2 to 4 inches within a short period of time, which may result in significant urban and poor drainage flooding. Small streams may also rise, causing minor flooding.
Monday, February 27, 2012
The month's end could end with a blast from the sky.
This winter's mostly snow-less record may come to an end this Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook on Sunday in anticipation of possible snow this Wednesday for Northborough 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." Northborough Patch will carry any and all updates related to this possible snow system as more information becomes available.
Friday, February 24, 2012
The National Weather Service says the snow will fall most of the day.
We've had it good, so no complaints. Just be careful out there. The National Weather Service said that rain, snow and sleet on Friday will turn into "all rain" after 2 p.m. Patchy fog, too, is expected through 1 p.m. No matter, though. Also according to the NWS, the sun will peek through once again, warming up to 42, but with some wind.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Snow, according to the National Weather Service, is headed our way on Friday evening and picking up speed throughout Saturday.
Northborough may see 2 to 4 inches of snow over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. NWS has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the area with snow showers expected Friday night and steady snow on Saturday. The steady snow should taper off by 5 p.m. Saturday and then snow showers are expected Saturday night. NWS said there is a “moderate to high probability that winter weather advisorires will be needed for a portion of southern New England.” The heaviest snowfall should hit southeastern Massachusetts, but NWS warned that a shift in the storm track could result in changes in the type of precipitation and amount.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Weather predictions say 90 percent chance of a snow shower.
According to the National Weather Service, there's a 90 percent chance of precipitation on Monday night. And for Northborough, that translates into some snow showers accumulating to about an inch or so. With rain a high possibility on Tuesday, freezing rain is likely before 4 p.m., followed by ... more rain.