Monday, March 18, 2013
Here's a check at what they're saying.
National Weather Service - 3 to 5 inches tonight after midnight, 3 to 5 inches more later on Tuesday alternating between rain and snow. Wind around 10 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. Weather Channel - 3 to 5 inches mixed between rain and wet snow late, highs near 40, winds up to 15-25 mph. 3 to 5 inches on Tuesday, sleet may mix in. Accuweather - About 2 inches of snow overnight, another 7 inches of heavy snow during the day on Tuesday, very windy.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Snowfall to be followed by arctic cold front.
Tewksbury residents are gearing up for the latest blast from old man winter. A 1-2 punch is expect to roll across the region in the next couple of days, with a moderate snowfall to be followed by a blast of frosty temperatures. According to the National Weather Service, a storm front will dump 2-4 inches of snow across the area tonight. Temperatures will drop into the mid-teens with light, variable winds. The snow will continue into Tuesday morning, ending around noon. As the snow leaves, the cold front will move in. Temperatures Tuesday night are expected to drop to 3 degrees with a wind chill of -7. Winds will be from 8-10 mph. On Wednesday, things won't get much warmer, with a high of 15 degrees with winds up to 15 mph. You'll need to …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The coldest air of the winter is moving in on Wednesday, but expected to move out by the weekend.
The coldest air of the winter to date - by far - has moved into Tewksbury and the Merrimack Valley. Windchills are expected to be around 10 degrees on Wednesday and possibly below zero on Thursday morning, which will be the coldest day since last February. The National Weather Service said that Wednesday evening's low temperature would be about 5 degrees and Thursday evening's low temperature will be about 19 degrees. Thursday morning will be colder, but will not be as windy, according to WHDH Chief Meteorlogist Pete Bouchard in his most recent blog. "And although Thursday morning is colder, there isn't a lot of wind," he said. "Sun will dominate the short term forecast too and afternoon highs will be manageable: mid and upper 20s." The …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A system likely to become Tropical Storm Sandy is on a track toward the East Coast.
Do you remember that snowstorm that dumped snow and left large areas of Tewksbury without power for days last October? Well, get ready for another potential Halloween storm. This time it likely won't bring snow to New England, but it could bring heavy rain and damaging wind early next week. A tropical depression in the central Caribbean may strengthen to become a tropical storm by Tuesday (Oct. 23). Tropical Depression 18 has maximum sustained winds of only 30 mph on Monday afternoon, but the system is expected to intensify quickly and could be near hurricane strength (winds of at least 74 mph) as it approaches Jamaica on Wednesday. The tropical storm would be named Sandy, the 19th named storm of 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. National …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Gusty southern winds could cause minor tree damage and power outages on Tuesday night through early Wednesday.
Wind gusts as high as 50 miles per hour are expected on Tuesday night into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. A wind advisory has been issued for 4 p.m. on Tuesday through 6 a.m. on Wednesday. In addition, a severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Tewksbury and all of the Merrimack Valley through 11:15 p.m. Tuesday night. The wins advisory extends across most of eastern Massachusetts, including Tewksbury and the Merrimack Valley, plus parts of Connecticut and Rhode Island. Strong southerly winds of 20-30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour are expected along the coast. The strongest gusts are expected in Tewksbury between 8 p.m. on Tuesday through 6 a.m. on Wednesday. The winds will be strong enough…
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Heat index values expected to top 100 degrees.
Loving the heat this summer? Well, it's continuing today but may reach dangerous levels. According to the National Weather Service, a heat advisory has been issued for Tewksbury today. The advisory will be in effect from 1-7 p.m. What does this mean for you? Residents can expect temperatures to peak in the mid 90s, with humidity levels reaching 70 degrees. The combined readings will make it feel closer to 102. Heat index values that reach 103 degrees will result in dangerous conditions for those spending prolonged periods of time outdoors. To reduce the risk of heat illness, the NWS recommends drinking plenty of fluids, staying in an air-conditioned room and out of the sun. Any outdoor activities during these hours should be rescheduled …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Tewksbury could see as much as four inches of snow tonight - the most the town has seen since the bizarre Halloween Weekend storm.
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Thursday, January 19, 2012
It may have been an unseasonably warm winter so far - and it definitely wasn't a White Christmas - but snow is moving in tonight and Tewksbury will finally become a "winter wonderland." The National Weather Service predicts as much as two to four inches will stick to the ground starting around midnight and into tomorrow. Snow will fall again Saturday morning, as much as three to six inches thoughout the day that will accumulate and taper off around 5 p.m. Check back frequently to Tewksbury Patch for the latest cancellations and delays. And remember to check the latest accidents and traffic delays by clicking here for information updated every five minutes.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Winter Storm Warning in effect until 8 a.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that will remain in effect through 8 a.m. Sunday for the area. NWS is warning that this early season storm could bring “damaging heavy wet snow” tonight. A mix of rain and snow will hit the area from southwest to northeast starting this afternoon. Six to 10 inches of snow is predicted for the Tewksbury area. The precipitation should change over to snow by this evening with snow falling heavy at times. NWS said the heavy wet snow coupled with winds of 15 to 25 mph (gusts up to 50 MPH) may cause tree damage and scattered power outages and untreated roadways may become slippery.