Friday, February 8, 2013
Check here for updates from Patch, public safety personnel and residents as Massachusetts rides out the Blizzard of 2013.
New England may be in shutdown mode as a giant blizzard barrels through the area, but the conversation is alive and well on Twitter and the rest of the Web. Follow our live chat from Friday morning through the duration of the storm for updates in your neighborhood and around the rest of the state. Patch editors will provide continuous updates, and Twitter feeds from public officials, safety personnel and residents will let you know what's happening outside your window. If you'd like to ask a question during the chat, simply add it in the comment section above. We can't get to every question but will try our best to provide as much information as we can.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The snowstorm that dropped 4-8 inches on us today is moving away while another one, expected to bring 4-10 inches, moves in.
As of Tuesday afternoon, we’re about halfway through Mother Nature’s two-pronged snowstorm attack. Although a winter storm warning remains in effect through 1 a.m. on Thursday, the snow is slated to slow down between 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday as one storm drifts away and the next storm moves in. Four to eight inches was expected during the day today, with the most snow accumulating in the cities and towns north of Boston. After the break in snowfall this evening, another 4-10 inches is expected to fall late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. “The snow will likely fall moderate to heavy at times during the Wednesday morning rush hour,” the National Weather Service (NWS) storm warning said. “The snow may change to sleet or possibly some …
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 …