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.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Temperatures could be in the 90s from Thursday into Saturday.
The summer of 2013's first heat wave might start Thursday. High temperatures in the low 90s, with high humidity, are possible Thursday through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. An official heat wave is three or more consecutive days of 90 degrees or more. Severe thunderstorms are possible today and tonight, according 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…
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.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Strong winds, lack of rainfall and no runoff from snowmelt creates conditions that are “ripe for a serious fire.”
For the first time all year the Fire Department had to respond to a brush fire on Thursday night. According to Hopkinton Fire Chief Ken Clark firefighters spent about two hours dealing with a fire that appeared to be out, but was sparking up in a different area. With conditions as dry as they have been this year the soil dries out which can allow a fire to smolder underground and spread to different areas even though the fire appears to be out on the surface. “The conditions this year are ripe for a serious fire,” Clark said. “Our chances for a serious fire are probably the worst they’ve been in 20 years.” The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a red flag fire warning for Hopkinton and most of Middlesex County. "Above normal …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Freezing rain and snow are predicted to hit New England this evening.
Driving in the interior of Massachusetts tonight may be dangerous for motorists as roads could become slippery with a wintry mix that is expected this evening, forecasters said. The National Weather Service is issuing a winter weather advisory for central portions of the state as well as southern New Hampshire, saying freezing rain and snow are expected to start falling around 7 p.m. tonight. Forecasts in Holliston predict no snow accumulation before the wintry mix turns to rain Friday morning as temperatures rise.