Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Middlesex County Tuesday afternoon.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Stoneham region and Middlesex County Tuesday afternoon. The warning is in effect from 2:46 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. "Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area," reads the warning. "...These storms can drop 1.25 inches of rain within 30 minutes. Areas prone to flash flooding include Route 9 from Metrow West into Boston." "A Flash Flood Warning is issued for rapid and potentially life-threatening flooding. In urban areas avoid flooded roadways and obey road closures. Those living along streams and creeks should move to higher ground immediately to protect life and property," reads the warning.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Another batch of heavy rain is expected on Monday evening and again on Tuesday.
For the second time in four days, flooding is possible in Stoneham from heavy rain. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Monday evening through Tuesday evening for Stoneham, as well as most of eastern Massachusetts and parts of Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. It is the second flood watch issued in the past four days – a similar alert was issued on Friday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea moved through. The Stoneham area saw more than three inches of rain from that storm. “Showers are expected to overspread the region from west to east (Monday) afternoon,” the weather service said as it issued the flood watch. “The heaviest rain is expected to occur (Monday night), where some locations could pickup …
Friday, December 28, 2012
A second storm is headed to the area and could make driving hazardous on Saturday.
The second storm of the week is headed toward New England and will dump more snow onto the area on Saturday. 7News meteorologists are predicting Stoneham to get between 1 to 2 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. The National Weather Service forecast says that snow will begin to fall in Stoneham mainly after noon, and continue throughout the night. The high temperature during the day will be near 33 degrees and the low at night will be around 24.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Bring in your plants as the cold temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation.
Time to bring in the plants to protect them from the cooler temperatures. The National Weather Service is expecting some frosty weather tonight and into Saturday morning for the Stoneham area. The freeze watch is set late Friday night into Saturday morning. Temperatures are expected to be around 30 degrees. According to a statement from the NWS on Thursday, "below freezing temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation." This freeze could be the end of the growing season, the statement added. A freeze watch means "sub freezing temperatures are possible."
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for eastern Massachusetts until 8 pm. on Tuesday.
UPDATE 3:15 P.M.: The National Weather Service (NWS) has upgraded the severe thunderstorm watch to a warning for Middlesex county until 4:15 p.m. The NWS said in the warning statement that the thunderstorms could produce "deadly lightning" and torrential rain. "Get to safe shelter now, inside a sturdy building or in a vehicle," the statement said. "Do not seek shelter under trees. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Drivers should be alert for ponding of water and avoid flooded roads." Original article below: Potentially severe thunderstorms producing damaging wind gusts and hail will pass through the greater Boston area around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned earlier this …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Damaging wind gusts and localized flooding possible Friday afternoon into the evening.
Strong to severe thunderstorms could develop later this afternoon into the evening, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned on Friday morning. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop across southern New England by mid-afternoon ahead of an approaching cold front, the NWS said in a statement. A few thunderstorms may become severe, with the primary threat coming from damaging wind gusts, the NWS said, and heavy rainfall could also lead to isolated flooding. "The storms should initially develop in the interior by 2 or 3 p.m., moving toward the coast by early evening," the NWS statement read. "People engaged in outdoor activities should keep an eye to the sky and be ready to quickly move to shelter if a severe thunderstorm warning is…
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Scope out the "Patch Facts" column for April 5.
1. In case you missed: On Wednesday we featured the latest recipe—mini Tex-Mex bites—by Stoneham Patch blogger Rachel Gargano. If you make them, post a comment on her blog post and let us know how they came out. 2. Love to write? We're actively seeking bloggers who either live or work in Stoneham to contribute blogs to our "Local Voices" section. If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org. 3. New to Patch? To make the most of your visits to Stoneham Patch, create a free user account. Then, find out 13 ways to use the website. 4. Top tax office in town is... At noon on Friday, we'll announce the winner in our Best of Patch Readers' Choice contest. This week's contest sought recommendations for the best place to have your taxes done in …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Check out the "Patch Facts" column for March 8.
1. Storm is coming: The largest solar storm in five years was expected to hit Earth Thursday morning, according to a report by CBS News. The solar storm may cause issues with cell phones, airline flights and GPS services, according to the report. 2. Are you green? Doing these 13 things will help you maximize your experience on the Stoneham Patch website. 3. Top off the tank: Find current gas prices and traffic updates for the Stoneham region in our "Traffic & Gas" section. 4. Beautiful day: It's going to be mostly sunny with temperatures peaking at 65 degrees, and it's going to be windy, with winds of 13-22 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service forecast for Stoneham. Wind gusts could reach 46 miles per hour. 5. Sneak …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning Wednesday afternoon. Stoneham snowfall totals now estimated between 4-6 inches.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for all of Eastern Massachusetts effective until 6 p.m. Thursday. The warning called for 4-8 inches of snow and a light coating of ice from the storm. As of 3:08 p.m., the service’s snow total graphics showed Stoneham within a band of 4-6 inches of snow. Estimated snow totals have fluctuated over the last two days but steadily increased since this morning. “Snow will fall heavily at times through the evening rush hour before becoming lighter. Snow may mix with sleet and freezing rain tonight before changing back to all snow overnight,” read the warning. “Roads will primarily remain wet through the evening commute...although icy spots will begin to develop. More of an impact is …
Find out the latest local weather forecast.
Stoneham may received 2-4 inches of snow between Wednesday afternoon into Thursday, according to the National Weather Service's forecast. Snow is expected to start falling around 3 p.m. While less than an inch of snowfall is anticipated for the daytime, 2-4 inches may accumulate in the evening hours. Temperatures will approach 40 degrees during the day and dip to a low of 30. An easterly wind of 6-9 miles per hour increases to 9-15 miles per hour at night. Here are some phone numbers you will want to know in case an emergency crops up: Town Departments Cab Companies Tow Companies