Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement about the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms across much of southern New England Tuesday afternoon.
Enjoy this beautiful day while it lasts. The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement, warning of the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon. According to the statement, the conditions will exist between 1 and 4 p.m. Tuesday, created by a cold front that is moving south. "Some of the storms may produce strong, damaging wind gusts and hail, in addition to lightning and heavy rainfall," the statement said. The region affected includes most of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, but especially near the Mass Pike.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Severe thunderstorms expected to bring torrential rainfall later today and tonight.
The National Weather Service is predicting a rough day for residents of Massachusetts, including Westwood, and said earlier today they plan to release weather watches as the day progresses. The first watch has just been issued for flash flooding. The flash flood watch will go into effect at 4 p.m. The region can expect thunderstorms later today, with some being severe. These storms may produce heavy downpours, with 2 to 4 inches of rain possible in these storms. The NWS says this could result in flooding. A flash flood watch means conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Other hazards expected from any severe thunderstorms today include damaging wind and large hail. The NWS says isolated tornadoes are also possible today. The …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for mid- to late-day Wednesday.
Days of sweltering heat could come to a head in the Westwood area Wednesday afternoon, when the National Weather Service expects severe storms to move into the region. With temperatures hovering in the low 90s for most of the day, storms could bring dangerous winds and possibly hail into the area this afternoon. "Thunderstorms will begin to develop across Southern New England between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., then become more numerous as the afternoon progresses," the NWS stated in a Hazardous Weather Outlook Wednesday. "Some storms will likely contain damaging winds; large hail along with torrential downpours."
Friday, June 22, 2012
Strong winds and thunderstorms could swing into town after 2 p.m. today.
After three days of consecutive hot temperatures soaring into the 90s, the National Weather Service has forecasted that strong to severe thunderstorms will hit much of the Commonwealth, including Westwood, after 2 p.m. today and into tonight. "The main threat will be isolated strong to damaging wind gusts," a NWS hazardous weather outlook stated Friday morning. "Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rains that may result in localized flooding." Temperatures in Westwood peaked in the low-90s on Wednesday, and reached near 100 degrees Thursday. Additionally, the National Weather Service implemented a Heat Advisory through 7 p.m. Thursday.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for today and tonight for eastern Massachusetts and surrounding areas.
Keep and eye on the skies for thunderstorms today. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a hazardous weather outlook for today that extends into tonight in anticipation of possibly thunderstorms. The outlook pertains to much of eastern Massachusetts, including Westwood, as well as northern Connecticut and Rhode Island. According to the NWS, "scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening," and "locally heavy rainfall and localized flooding will be the most likely threat with these storms." The NWS also states there is a low risk of a few storms becoming severe and producing damaging straight-line winds.