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 …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Another 4 to 8 inches of snow could fall in Stoneham starting Wednesday night through Friday morning, according to forecasters, as another storm heads towards southern New England.
Punxsutawney Phil's prognostication back on Groundhog Day for an early spring is increasingly looking like a cruel joke on the public. Stoneham could see between 4 and 8 inches of snow starting Wednesday night through Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), which issued a winter storm watch on Tuesday night. "There is still some uncertainty with snowfall amounts, but this storm will have a significant impact on southern New England," the NWS said. The forecast calls for a chance of rain showers during the day on Wednesday, as the high temperature will hover near 42 degrees with a steady northeast wind between 13 and 21 miles per hour and gusts as high as 36 miles per hour. But as the temperature drops overnight, …
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.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Stoneham.
Here are five things to know for Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Stoneham: 1. Damp day: Clouds and rain are in the forecast for Stoneham on Tuesday, as temperatures will reach a high in the low 60s during the day before dropping to a low in the low 30s at night, according to the National Weather Service website. 2. Heading overseas? If you're looking to leave the country on a business trip or vacation, you can get your passport through the Stoneham Town Clerk's Office. For complete details of what you'll need to bring with you, costs and passport turnaround, visit the town clerk website. 3. Share your images: Got some great photos taken in Stoneham? Upload them to our Pics & Clips photo gallery. 4. Stoneham sessions: A handful of municipal meetings (…
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."
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Let us know if you encountered any issues by posting a comment below as well as uploading photos.
Tuesday night's winds were expected to reach about 50 miles per hour in Stoneham, strong enough to knock down trees and cause power outages, according to the National Weather Service. Did you experience any problems during the storm? Let us know by posting a comment in the comments section below. Capture any storm-related photos and videos? Upload them to this post by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. Make sure to provide a full-sentence caption and the name of the photographer (if the image was taken by someone other than yourself) in the "credit" field.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Check out the Five Things column for Tuesday, Sept. 4.
1. Damp weather: There is a chance of rain before 10 a.m. Tuesday, as well as showers and thunderstorms betweem 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Stoneham. Skies will be overcast and temperatures peak at 75 during the day before slightly dipping to a low of about 68 at night, according to the forecast. There is also a 90 percent chance of precipitation in the evening. 2. Stoneham session: The Stoneham Board of Assessors meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Town Hall Assessor's Office, according to the town website. 3. Post your press releases: Want to make sure your press statements get on the Stoneham Patch website? Post it yourself to our announcements section. 4. Chime in: Do you think …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Check out the latest Patch Facts column.
1. Sunny skies: It's expected to be mostly sunny, with temperatures nearing a high of 90 during the day Monday, according to the forecast for Stoneham on the National Weather Service website. At night, it will be partly cloudy, with temperatures dipping to a low of about 65. Winds will decrease from 6 to 9 miles per hour during the day to 3 to 5 miles per hour in the evening. 2. Water meters: Starting Oct. 1, the town of Stoneham will no longer offer second outside water meters, according to the town website. 3. Meeting time: The Stoneham Conservation Commission is slated to meet at 6:45 p.m. at Whip Hill Park, according to the town website. 4. Share your photos: Are you an avid photographer who loves to take photos in Stoneham? If so, …
Friday, August 10, 2012
The National Weather Service issued the watch Friday afternoon for most of central and eastern Massachusetts.
A tornado watch is in effect for Stoneham, Middlesex County and most of central and eastern Massachusetts until 9 p.m. on Friday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the watch at 3:40 p.m. on Friday afternoon. A flood advisory has also been issued for Middlesex County as an area of thunderstorms with torrential rainfall was moving, as of 3:30 p.m., northeastward from southern Connecticut and Long Island Sound. Close to two inches of rain fell in New Haven, CT in less than an hour due to the storms, the NWS said. "Rapid ponding of roadways will cause minor urban flooding through the mid-afternoon hours," the NWS statement said. "Streams and creeks may rise out of their banks causing minor property damage." The NWS warned drivers not …