Heavy snow is predicted through the evening.
The National Weather service has issued a winter storm warning, predicting heavy snow for Northborough and the surrounding area between 7 a.m. today and 1 p.m. Friday. Heavy, wet snow and strong winds are expected to adversely impact travel, particularly Thursday night into Friday morning. A snow accumulation of 1-2 inches is expected for Thursday, and 3-5 additional inches on Thursday night. A winter storm warning is issued when 6 or more inches of snow is expected within a 12 hour period, or 8 or more inches are expected in 24 hours. The National Weather Service on Wednesday afternoon upgraded its advisory from a winter storm watch to a winter storm warning, indicating the storm was imminent. Forecasters are advising drivers that the …
Massachusetts is bracing for another storm.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
First Sandy, and now a Nor'easter. Massachusetts is in store for more wild weather this week as a Nor'easter heads our way today and into Thursday morning. According to WHDH meteorologist Chris Lambert, the area can expect to see the storm hit between 2 and 4 p.m. "What I've noticed over the last few model runs is a track farther east," Lambert said on his blog. "If that's the case, our wind stays more out of the NNE rather than going east, and that means colder weather gets locked in. It also means that dew point levels stay low. That's important because with dew points running near 20 and actual air temperatures tomorrow afternoon running near 40-45, a process called evaporative cooling can occur which allows rain to turn to snow. What …