Wednesday, January 16, 2013
How are the roads in Tewksbury? Did you have any trouble getting to school or work today?
A steady snowfall has slowed some morning commutes through Tewksbury today, with traffic still a problem for many out on the roads. Several spinouts and minor accidents have been reported. Check the Tewksbury Patch Commute Page for the latest traffic conditions. How are the roads? Did you encounter any issues on your way to work/school this morning? Tell us in the comments below. Other than a few signal problems earlier this morning, the Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line and MBTA D Line appear to be running without much issue, according to the MBTA alert site. The Tewksbury Public Schools also started on time this morning. According to the National Weather Service, the snow will continue through the afternoon with a total of 3 to 5 …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Storm is making a stronger push to the north and west.
What had been forecast to be a moderate winter storm for Tewksbury and the Merrimack Valley is beginning to pickup momentum and could wind up packing a pretty good wallop. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service is now calling for Tewksbury and the surrounding area to get 6-8 inches of snow. Snow is expected to continue through the night and a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until Sunday at 7 a.m. Visibility on the roads is limited and fog is expected to roll in around midnight to 2 a.m. making it worse. The low temperature tonight will be around 26 degrees. There will also be steady North winds overnight from 10 to 13 mph. Click here for the latest road conditions and reports on accidents throughout the region.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tewksbury for early Thursday, leading into what should be the messiest commute of the season. "There is a moderate to high probability that a winter weather advisory for accumulating snow and/or ice will be needed for a portion of the interior late Wednesday night into Thursday," the NWS says. "There is still some uncertainty but confidence is increasing in a period of wintry precipitation." According to the alert, precipitation should begin around 1 a.m. and should continue through 1 p.m. with snow accumulation totaling 1-4 inches. There is a possibility of rain mixing with snow as afternoon approaches and it expected to change to all rain after 4 p.m. As for the …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Morning commute could be dangerous.
It has, in large part, been a peaceful December for Merrimack Valley drivers but that may begin to change Monday. The National Weather Service has issued an icy precipitation alert for the morning. Low temperatures overnight are expected to be in the teens, rising to around 30 during rush hour and reaching a high Monday will be around 44. The chance of precipitation is only 30 percent. However, any precipitation that does fall is expected to be a mix of snow and freezing rain, _making driving conditions dangerous. _Click here for tips from the Massachusetts State Police on driving safely in snowy, icy conditions._ Look to Tewksbury Patch every day this winter for the latest weather forecast and driving conditions.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The keys are common sense and preparedness.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, October 29, 2011
(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by the Massachusetts State Police.) With the potential for significant snowfall to hit parts of the state this final weekend of October, the Massachusetts State Police remind motorists of several basic strategies to stay safe in snowy weather. Please remember the following tips this weekend and throughout the coming months: