Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Three to five inches of snow could fall between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday afternoon.
Our snowless luck may have run out. Beacon Hill could see 3-5 inches of snow starting Wednesday afternoon, according to a winter storm watch issued Tuesday by the National Weather Service (NWS). With fluctuating temperatures—a Wednesday high of 36 and Thursday high near 39—the snow should also mix in with sleet and freezing rain on Thursday, the NWS said, although colder temperatures could linger longer than currently forecast, resulting in less sleet and freezing rain and more snow. But we could have up to five inches of snow and sleet before the storm is over. according to the forecast. Wednesday evening's commute should be slippery and drivers will wake up on Thursday to slick roads. Winds could also gust up to 20 miles per hour as the …
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Overhyped? Or Just About Right? What Did You Think About the Halloween Weekend Storm? Please tell us in the comments section below.
Did you lose power (Some 1,200 homes remain without power in Boston Sunday morning, according to the city's Alert Boston system.)? How were the roads last night? Do you think this early snowstorm in October is a sign of things to come? Please share your thoughts, experiences, and photos of the October storm, some are calling Snowtober.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Almanac predicts biggest storms at end of January, and mid-February.
The Farmer’s Almanac has weighed in on what’s in store for us this winter. With temperatures near or above normal, it is predicting many snow and rain mixes. But what do they know? Your guess may be as good as theirs. So tell us: Do you think this winter will bring as much snow as last year?
Thursday, October 27, 2011
The National Weather Service has also issued a freeze warning for our area tonight and into Friday.
It's not even Halloween yet, but we could have our first snowfall of the season tonight. According to the National Weather Service, Boston could have snow overnight by no accumulation by Friday morning. The NWS is expecting a 100 percent chance of precipitation Thursday—rain during the day, snow at night. And with the potential for white stuff comes a "freeze watch" by the NWS for eastern Massachusetts. The freeze watch is in effect from tonight until early Friday morning as temperatures are expected to fall into the upper 20s or low 30s. According to the NWS, a freeze watch means that "sub-freezing temperatures are possible [and] these conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation."
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Heaviest snowfall slated to hit during Friday morning commute.
The next bout of snow won't produce massive snow banks like last week's storm, but it'll fall the heaviest just as drivers are making their way to work on Friday morning. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter weather advisory on Thursday morning that a "plowable snow storm" will arrive in southern New England late Thursday night and last into Friday, dropping 3-5 inches of snow on Melrose and most of Massachusetts. The winter weather advisory is in effect from midnight until noon on Friday. "Snow will develop in the Connecticut Valley by midnight, then spread quickly east overnight," the advisory reads. "The heaviest snow will fall around the time of the morning commute." Drivers and pedestrians dealt with icy roads and …