Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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
Friday, February 10, 2012
There may be 2-4 inches of snowfall overnight through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Stoneham.
Snow may begin to fall overnight and continue through the day on Saturday, dropping 2-4 inches of white stuff on Stoneham, according to the National Weather Service's (NWS) forecast for Stoneham. The NWS issued a hazard weather outlook on Friday morning, stating that the latest forecasts suggest the heaviest snowfall on Saturday will occur across interior Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. "However, a shift in the storm track could result in changes in preciptation type and amounts," the outlook read. "Stay tuned to the latest updates and any possible advisories that may be issued later today." Tonight there's a slight change of snow showers after 1 a.m., then snow showers in the early morning hours turning to steady snow on …
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
After yet another coating of snow, the townspeople have had their fill of the white stuff this winter.
It's too early for April Fools jokes, but Mother Nature wasn't kidding on Monday morning as more snow fell in the Stoneham area. While it may not have been a substantial amount, the fact residents had to clean off their cars and shovel the fresh coat of snow from their driveways and walkways was a routine they didn't want to get back into. Amanda Chauncy, a recent Salve Regina University graduate, was not in the mood to see snowflakes out her window on Monday morning. “It was very depressing to see the temperature drop and see snow on the ground after the sun and beautiful weather last week,” Chauncy said. Chauncy wants to fast-forward from February into the warmer months where she can be on the ocean under the sun. “I just want it to be …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Several inches of snow fell in Stoneham on Tuesday morning into Tuesday afternoon.
The Stoneham area, which has been hit by several feet of snow this winter, was blanketed by another several inches of snow Tuesday morning into Tuesday afternoon. While the snow made for a difficult commute for drivers on Tuesday, it did lend itself to some picturesque shots. Check out Stoneham Patch contributor Chris Chirichiello's photos from around town on Tuesday during the snowstorm.
Monday, January 31, 2011
A storm that will start off as snow on Tuesday will develop into a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain on Wednesday. And brace yourself--we’re looking at up to another 14 inches by late Wednesday.
Something wicked this way comes. Another winter storm is expected to hit Stoneham Tuesday morning during the morning commute, and by the time all is said and dumped, we could have a total of 14 or so inches of snow by late Wednesday. Tuesday’s three to six inches of fluffy snow is expected to be followed by a dangerous icy mix of 8-11 inches of snow with sleet and freezing rain on Wednesday. The weight of this mix could damage homes, knock over trees and down power lines. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), which issued a winter storm watch in effect from Tuesday morning through Wednesday evening, the storm could drop a foot or more of snow north of the Mass Pike. A snowfall map released by the NWS on Monday morning pegs …
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Weather report indicates 8-12 inches of snow could fall between Wednesday night into early Thursday morning.
A snowstorm that could drop 8-12 inches of snow is expected to hit the Stoneham area Wednesday night and continue into early Thursday morning, according to The National Weather Service's winter storm warning. "A Nor'easter will likely bring heavy snow to much of southern New England mainly Wednesday night into early Thursday morning," reads the storm warning. The storm warning will remain in effect from 4 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday. Snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour may occur between 9 p.m. Wednesday through 5 a.m. Thursday, possibly making roads slippery for the commute to work on Thursday morning. "Snow will cause untreated roads to become snow covered and slippery this evening," reads the warning. "This is especially true …
Saturday, January 22, 2011
After digging out of a couple snowstorms in recent weeks, the townspeople are tired of all the shoveling and headaches created by the storms.
Another snowstorm meant another day off for students and another long day of shoveling for Stoneham residents on Friday. The town has been hit by multiple snowstorms in recent weeks, with the latest dropping several inches of snow. “I think we've had enough snow," said Debra Fitzpatrick, a Stoneham resident. "We have twice the amount that we usually get for January at this rate and we will surpass February’s total in January. "We should all go to Florida for the winter.” When asked about the forecast for next week and potentially more snow fall, she looked on the bright side of things. “At least there is sun and rain between the storms melting snow a little at a time,” Fitzpatrick said. The storm closed all public schools in Stoneham …
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Heaviest snow expected to fall during rush hour Friday morning.
After being hit by a couple snowstorms in the past few weeks, another one is expected to drop several more inches of snow Friday morning, according to winter storm warning for Stoneham Since first issuing a winter weather advisory for the area Thursday morning, NWS issued a second update Thursday afternoon with increased snowfall projections. The snow is expected to begin late Thursday night and pick up in intensity after 3 a.m. Friday, according to the NWS's winter storm warning hazardous weather outlook. While 1-3 inches of snow may fall overnight, 3-7 inches is expected to fall during the Friday morning commute. "Heavy snow will have a significant impact on the Friday morning rush hour," the warning reads. "Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 …
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
The Stoneham Department of Public Works is dealing with tough weather conditions as well as other factors that are making cleaning the streets a difficult task.
The second snowstorm of the season has presented several challenges for the town's road-clearing crews to overcome Wednesday, according to Public Works Director Robert Grover. However, the DPW was well aware of the blizzard and the potential problems it could cause. "We knew it was coming so it wasn't a surprise," Grover said. "We had our equipment ready and the guys were out around 2 a.m. "We started with the sanders and we quickly went over to a plowing operation around 3-3:30 a.m." Grover said he deployed 48 pieces of equipment to clear the streets; however, by 10 a.m. he was down to 44 that were still operational and on the street. "We have four pieces of equipment broke down right now that we're working on," Grover said. "Everything …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Stoneham Patch will be keeping tabs on the impending blizzard so make sure to check back regularly. If you have an announcement or storm update, email Stoneham Patch Editor Mark Ouellette at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Stoneham Public Schools and SEEM Collaborative programs will be closed Wednesday with the second blizzard of the season expected to hit the Stoneham area early Wednesday morning. The blizzard is expected to begin around 3 a.m. and there's a possibility that 11 to 17 inches of snow may fall, according to a National Weather Service report. While the wind gusts may be 13 to 16 miles per hour overnight, they are expected to be in the 23 to 26 miles per hour range on Wednesday and may top out at about 43 miles per hour, the report indicates. It's unclear if Stoneham Town Hall or Stoneham Public Library will be closed Wednesday, but a decision is expected to be made in the morning, according to a town employee. However, the town's trash pick…