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.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Take in tender, potted plants, and cover what you recently planted. A frost advisory will be in effect from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday.
2013 is the year of the winter that won't go away. Just when it seemed safe to plant tomatoes, or fresh herbs, or little spring flowers, back comes a blast of winter. The National Weather Service on Monday afternoon issued a Frost Advisory, to take effect from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday. The advisory suggests people take in plants that can be moved, or cover them, to protect the greenery from damaging frost. Temperatures should warm up to the low-60s Tuesday, then hit the 70s for the rest of the week.
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…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Rain is expected for much of today.
Shovels and snowblowers are out today, clearing away several inches of heavy, wet snow that blanketed the region overnight. Shrewsbury had received 5.6 inches of snow as of 6:35 a.m., according to one report to the National Weather Service in Taunton. Further north, Fitchburg had 7.5 inches as of 7:53 a.m., according to another report to the agency. Rain and patchy fog are expected for much of today, the weather service said. More snow is possible this weekend.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory.
Less snow and more rain than expected are headed to the region starting tonight, the National Weather Service in Taunton said today. The agency has issued a winter weather advisory for 7 tonight to 1 a.m. Friday for parts of Western and Northern Massachusetts, as well as Southern New Hampshire. Framingham, Milford and Worcester are among the communities in the zone. The region now should get two to four inches of snow -- half of the forecast in the winter storm watch the weather service issued Tuesday night. Rain is expected Thursday, with rain and snow Thursday night. More snow is possible this weekend
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.
Monday, February 13, 2012
It may not accumulate to much, but snow flurries are coming down.
The National Weather Service is reporting a few snow showers throughout Shrewsbury between 11 a.m. and noon, though some are already coming through. Snow flurries are expected to end at 2 p.m., the NWS said. Temperatures are expected to warm to the mid to upper 30s throughout the day, with some decrease in cloudiness. Western winds are expected at 15 to 20 mph. Under a half inch of accumulation is expected.