Tuesday, November 6, 2012
New England is bracing for another storm.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Needham, Norfolk County and other parts of southern New England are in store for more rough weather this week as a nor'easter heads this way Wednesday and into Thursday morning. Forecasters are predicting strong winds between 25 and 35 miles per hour with gusts up to 65 mph. Additionally, the storm will be bringing chilly temperatures and rain—possibly even snow in some areas. "A period of accumulating wet snow is possible across portions of the region—especially along and west of the I-95 corridor. Accumulations at or less than an inch are anticipated over southeastern New England including the coastal plain, Cape and Islands," according to a hazardous weather alert issued by the National Weather Service. The nor'easter is expected to hit…
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
It's still too early to know for sure whether rough weather will visit the area.
Meteorologists report that many models are showing that Tropical Storm Sandy will head off to sea after becoming a hurricane instead of reaching New England early next week, but some models suggest it could turn toward the east coast. It’s still too early to know for sure. The National Hurricane Center is predicting Sandy will become a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday, Oct. 24 when it hits Jamaica. On his weather blog on the 7News website, Chris Lambert said the storm will likely head for open waters of the Atlantic after hitting the Bahamas later this week, but it’s still early and there is a shot it may head toward New England and hit this area on Monday or Tuesday of next week. Lambert wrote: These models are relying on a very usual …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
As a strong cold front moves through the area tonight, high wind gusts are expected.
Hold on to your hats—high winds are making their way into the region this afternoon. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory and hazardous weather outlook early this morning warning of strong winds that will be moving through Massachusetts later today. According to the alert, strong winds will to develop late this afternoon and into the overnight hours. Forecasters expect winds to be around 20-30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 mph. The winds could cause some minor damage as well as scattered power outages. The advisory will be in effect between 4 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. The strongest winds are forecasted to hit Massachusetts after 7 p.m. tonight.
Monday, January 16, 2012
The National Weather Service is forecasting snowfall between 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m., with cold weather causing slippery roads.
A layer of snow and the recent cold weather could make for slippery driving conditions on Monday evening in some areas of Massachusetts, including Needham and western Norfolk County. Snow is expected to arrive between 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. Monday evening, according to a weather alert issued by the National Weather Service. Snow could accumulate to an inch deep, and untreated roads may become snow covered and slippery for a time overnight because of the recent cold. The snow is expected to change over to rain between 3:00 and 7:00 a.m, according to the NWS.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The National Weather Service issued a flood and a hazardous weather outlook for Needham and surrounding communities on Wednesday afternoon.
So long, warm weather. As temperatures in Needham and throughout the region began to drop to a more average level for the month of December on Wednesday, Massachusetts State Police issued a warning about driving in poor weather conditions. The warning comes after the National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook and a flood watch for most of the state, including Needham and much of Norfolk County, on Wednesday. While some areas throughout the state will see rain change over to snow, Needham will see a majority of rainfall throughout the evening, according to NWS. However, residents could see rain turn into snow early Thursday morning, mainly before 7:00 a.m. "Rain will continue through this afternoon with additional areas …