Friday, December 28, 2012
A second storm is headed to the area and could make driving hazardous on Saturday.
Updated, Friday, 1:15 p.m.: An updated forecast from WCVB is calling for 12-14 inches of snow to fall between Boston and Worcester by Sunday at 6 a.m. --- A second storm of the week is headed toward New England and could dump more snow onto the area on Saturday. 7News meteorologists are predicting Needham to get between 2 to 4 inches of snow in the storm that is expected to start on Saturday afternoon and spread into the early hours of Sunday. The good news is that snow removal shouldn’t be a backbreaking endeavour. CBSBoston’s Todd Gutner said the snow will be “dry and fluffy for most,” though he warned that driving could be hazardous at times on Saturday.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Commuters should stay tuned to news outlets and T alerts for updates on service.
Although tonight's storm will likely bring more rain than snow to the Needham area, the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad is making sure local stations are prepared. According to a press release issued Wednesday evening, the MBCR is deploying engineering crews to all commuter rail stations to clear snow and salt walkways. The MBCR said in the press release it is not anticipating any delays, but commuters should stay tuned to local media outlets, the MBTA website and MBTA's T-Alerts for updates on service. In addition, the MBCR urges commuters to be careful while boarding and exiting trains tonight and during the morning commute Thursday. The MCBR's Needham line train stops at Hersey, Needham Center, Needham Heights and Needham Junction…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Strong coastal storm may affect region between Monday and Wednesday.
For those of you dreaming of a white Christmas, this forecast is what you've been waiting for. According to the National Weather Service, there is a chance for accumulating snow next week as a coastal storm develops between Monday and Wednesday. An active weather pattern is expected to begin Sunday and continue through the middle of next week. There's a possibility of snow and/or ice, with significant amounts if temperatures remain cold enough. The NWS is currently predicting a 50 percent chance of rain and snow Monday night and Tuesday. Timing of the storm is still uncertain, as is the type of precipitation and any potential hazards.