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 7, 2013
Plan Ahead: Medfield could see 12-24 inches falling at 2-3 inches per hour, white-out conditions, gusts up to 55mph.
The National Weather Service has issued an official "blizzard watch" for a "potential historic winter storm and blizzard" that could drop as much as two feet of snow on the region. The NWS predicts Norfolk County could get 12 to 24 inches of snow during this storm. The NWS also warns residents that: The storm alert warns drivers that "White-out conditions will be possible making travel very dangerous. Be prepared to alter any travel plans." Timing -- Light snow develops by Friday morning. Snow will increase in intensity during Friday afternoon. The heaviest snow will occur Friday night into Saturday morning. Impacts -- Heavy snow and strong winds will bring the potential for blizzard conditions. The worst of the storm will be Friday …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Cold temperatures are predicted for the area.
The National Weather Service is calling for cold temperatures this week. Here are some tips, courtesy of the National Weather Service, to keep in mind during this Arctic cold. 1. Minimize outdoor activities, especially for the elderly and very young. 2. Dress in several layers of loose-fitting clothing rather than a single layer of heavy clothing. 3. Wear a hat, mittens and waterproof boots. Cover your mouth with a scarf to protect your lungs. 4. When using heating sources such as fireplaces, wood stoves and space heaters, be sure to ventilate them correctly. 5. Test smoke alarms and keep carbon monoxide detectors handy. 6. Bring pets out of the cold. Don't assume they can handle the cold. If you are not warm, they are not either.
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.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Massachusetts' towns have started to prepare for the arrival next week of Hurricane Sandy.
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Friday, September 7, 2012
Here’s a look at today’s events.
1. Forecast for Friday: The National Weather Service based in Taunton calls for a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1 and 4 p.m., otherwise cloudy then gradually becoming mostly sunny. High near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Friday night: Increasing clouds. Low around 65. South wind around 7 mph. 2. Town Hall Meetings: 3. Library Events: 4. Community Events: 5. Charitable Opportunities:
Friday, August 10, 2012
Thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected through Norfolk County and other portions of the state for Friday evening into Saturday.
A tornado watch and flood advisory have been issued for most of Southern New England, including Medfield, through 9 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Rain and damaging winds are expected to reach the area Friday afternoon and evening, according to the report. "Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and tonight," the watch stated Friday. "Thunderstorms may contain very heavy downpours and cause localized street flooding. Some of the thunderstorms may also contain strong wind gusts, with a few possibly becoming severe this afternoon and evening with damaging winds." Showers and thunderstorms are likely Saturday, as well, with some thunderstorms containing very heavy downpours, according to a …
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 residents of Massachusetts 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 …
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 Medfield 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 for severe …