Friday, January 20, 2012
The National Weather Service is forecasting three to six inches of accumulation.
The National Weather Service has updated its weekend forecast with a Winter Weather Advisory for Needham and much of Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and Rhode Island. According to the advisory, snow is expected to arrive between 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning and 6:00 p.m. Saturday night. The region could see accumulations of three to six inches of snow. "Snow will overspread Southern New England after midnight from west to east," according to the NWS advisory. "The majority of the snow is expected to fall from mid-morning into the early afternoon. Snow is expected to diminish late in the afternoon into the evening." The NWS expects snow to accumulate quickly on an already cold ground and noted that "untreated surfaces will become slippery…
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Forecast states snow accumulation in Needham will only be about an inch, but the mix of snow and rain could make for slippery driving conditions.
In what could be the first significant snowfall of the season, the National Weather Service is anticipating a bit of wintry weather late Thursday night into early Friday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the majority of Massachusetts, including Needham and Norfolk County. "Widespread snow showers tonight are expected across Southern New England with snow accumulations of one or two inches likely," according to the NWS alert. "Given the recent cold weather, roads will become snow covered and slippery quickly. Snow showers may mix with rain along the south coast including Cape Cod and The Islands." The snowfall totals are hardly a threat compared to what fell in Needham around the same time last…
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Strong storms possible throughout the day and evening.
Needham could see strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon, according to a weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service. The hazardous weather outlook includes eastern Massachusetts and other parts of New England and is in effect throughout the day into the evening, mainly after 3:00 p.m. “These thunderstorms may produce strong wind gusts and hail,” according to the weather advisory. “They may also produce brief heavy downpours that could cause local urban and poor drainage flooding.” The strongest thunderstorms will be seen in central and western Massachusetts, southern New Hampshire and northern Connecticut, according to the alert. Stay tuned to local weather reports for further information.