Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A bus containing the fun-time basketball team was involved in a MVA this morning.
En route to another game in Bangor, ME, a bus containing members of the Harlem Globetrotters was reportedly involved in an accident on 290 this morning. According to reports, the accident occurred near exit 25. A spokesperson for Massachusetts State Police confirmed that the "minor crash" happened at 8:23 a.m. near Exit 25 in Northborough, as the basketball team was heading eastbound in the tour bus. "I know there was another vehicle involved, but there were no injuries, and they were on their way after that," said the MSP spokesperson. The road was cleared by 8:45 a.m.
Check in here for updated cancellations due to Tuesday's snowstorm.
Superintendent of Schools Charles Gobron annnounced that the Northborough public schools will be closed all day, Tuesday, March 19, 2013, "due to the current storm and dangerous driving conditions." Assabet Valley Vocational High School has also canceled classes, according to listings on WCVB.com. Additional cancellations, postponements and delays:
Friday, March 8, 2013
Here's the snow again.
Scroll down for cancellations and delays. 8:30 a.m. From the Northborough PD's Facebook page: "Another snow storm! Roads are snow covered and icy. Currently responding to reports of two jackknifed tractor trailers on Bartlett Street and multiple vehicles off the road on Lyman Street." 8:21 a.m.: Friday's trash pick up is canceled, and will be picked up on Saturday instead. 6:06 a.m.: National Grid's power outage map reporting zero power outages in Northborough. Thursday, The National Weather Service in Taunton issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and Winter Storm Warning for Northbough, predicting that it could see 8 to 12 inches of snow from the storm, which began overnight and is expected to end Friday afternoon. Cancellations and Delays: …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
National Weather Service: Six to 10 inches are expected.
Winter isn't over yet, despite spring officially starting in roughly two weeks. Six to 10 inches of snow—the heavy, wet stuff that can cause power outages—are coming, the National Weather Service in Taunton says. Late this afternoon, the agency issued a winter storm watch for much of Southern New England, including Worcester, from late Wednesday night into Friday morning. Patch is monitoring the storm and will have updates as news becomes available.
Monday, February 25, 2013
We were curious about the town's rules related to sidewalk-shoveling and snow removal.
Patch readers have asked us the following question: "Who is responsible for clearing the sidewalks in town?" The answer: The owner of the home abutting the sidewalk in question. And you've got six hours to do that, including applying sand or salt if needed. See below for the complete bylaw as it relates to this issue. The following is a reminder from the Department of Public Works on bylaws pertaining to Northborough's roadways during the winter months. SNOW ON PUBLIC WAYS Any property owner displacing snow from privately owned property onto a public way, or responsible for displacing snow from privately owned property onto a public way, shall be subject to a fine of fifty dollars ($50). PARKING No person shall park a vehicle on either …
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.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The National Weather Service and many of the local weather forecasters are calling for snow again this weekend.
The National Weather Service and many of the local weather forecasters are calling for snow again this weekend - the third weekend in a row. Depending on which forecast you trust, Northborough could get anywhere between a half and three quarter inches (yes, it's that specific) to a foot of snow. Northborough received about two feet earlier this month from the Blizzard of 2013. The National Weather Service reported there is a "high probability for a strong coastal storm to impact Southern New England late Saturday night into Sunday. Possible heavy wet snow to portions of the region along with strong winds along the coast. Exact specifics are still uncertain at this time given it's still 3-4 days away." But WHDH-TV is predicting the area …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
By Monday, the skies should be clear.
A winter weather advisory, wind advisory and hazardous weather outlook was put into effect until 1 p.m. Sunday for Northborough and other parts Worcester County. The National Weather Service predicted that snow will be likely before 2 p.m. on Sunday, with a daytime accumulation of 1-3 inches. It will be "blustery" with gusts as high as 47 mph. Monday's forecast calls for a sunny day with highs near 29. A winter weather advisory is issued when snow and ice are expected to accumulate. The National Weather Service noted that these conditions could complicate driving, but would not make it impossible.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Thanks to the blizzard, Northborough is expecting up to get at least 24 inches of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
Saturday, February 9
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows snowfall in the past 24 hours. It is updated every 6 hours. This is not a map showing overall snow depth: It only tracks the amount of snow that has fallen in the past day. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Northborough Patch's coverage area.