Sunday, February 10, 2013
Our local weather specialist says our "next bit of winter weather" is coming Monday morning.
It ain't over yet. Jim Arnold, weather specialist with Shrewsbury Emergency Management, said it looks like our extra bit of winter weather is arriving Monday morning in the form of snow, sleet, freezing rain .... and then finally rain. "A warm front approaching from the west and southwest late tonight and tomorrow will bring a wintry mix of precipitation beginning around dawn Monday and continuing throughout much of the day," said Arnold. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, corroborating Arnold's predictions with a forecast that also calls for freezing rain and sleet. The advisory is in effect from 6-11 a.m. on Monday for Southwest Massachusetts. "Once again, we have cold air well established and it will take…
Monday, January 28, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting slippery conditions will impact the evening commute.
Temperatures are finally climbing out of the basement, but not far enough to prevent a little snow this afternoon, turning into freezing rain just in time for the evening commute. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for 1 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday. Beginning in eastern Massachusetts between 3 and 5 p.m., snow, about 1 to 2 inches, is expected to start, changing to sleet and freezing drizzle between 7 and 9 p.m. The National Weather Service warns that the snow and ice "will cause slippery driving and walking conditions on untreated roads and sidewalks," and that the evening rush hour is expected to be messy. Temperatures are predicted to hover around the 30s.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Some snow and freezing rain are expected to hit the area overnight.
Winter may finally make a bit of an appearance in Westwood tonight, as the National Weather Service is reporting an 80 percent chance of rain and snow overnight Wednesday into Thursday before 4 a.m. NWS has also issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook overnight, as sleet and freezing rain may occur. Meanwhile, the Massachusetts State Police are asking that motorists drive slowly throughout the morning commute on Thursday as weather conditions worsen. Specifically, State Police have issued the following safety tips for drivers during the harsh winter weather: