Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Schools will be closed due to the winter storm passing through Massachusetts.
Tell the kids they can roll over and go back to sleep: Tewksbury Public Schools will be closed today, Tuesday, March 19 due to the winter storm. The latest National Weather Service forecast for Tewksbury calls for snow before noon, then snow and sleet between noon and 1 p.m., then rain and snow after 1 p.m. A total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches is possible, with a high temperature near 37.
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.
Friday, March 8, 2013
We'll be updating this article with news on this latest winter storm and it's impact on Tewksbury, including cancellations and emergency info.
(Editor's note: We will be continuing to update this article with additional information about the blizzard and it's impact on Tewksbury.) See a tree down in your neighborhood? Notice a road blocked off? Just saw a store clerk upload a pallet of fresh batteries? Please use this story on Tewksbury Patch to help out your neighbors as we brave the storm together. As we ride out yet another winter storm, we want to make sure that Tewksbury stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet and 'like' Tewksbury Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. As you send us messages through social media and email (email@example.com), we’ll make sure the information is added here to this …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting at least 10 inches of snow with a over a foot of snow possible.
Will Tewksbury get pummeled this weekend with more than a foot of snow or will it be a half-foot with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. The NWS said 10 inches of snow or more is possible and warned of heavy wet snow that may fall at 1 to 2 inches per hour. Snow may mix with rain in the Tewksbury area. The NWS warned that the heavy wet snow could bring down tree limbs and result in scattered power outages. The various Boston news outlets are all estimating the Merrimack Valley to be in the area getting some of the heaviest snowfall, at anywhere from 6-14 inches. Channel 7 meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote on his weather blog: Storm start-up still …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
We'll be continually updating this article with the latest news on the Blizzard of '13 and it's impact on Tewksbury, including cancellations and emergency info.
Check here for updates from Patch, public safety personnel and residents as Massachusetts rides out the Blizzard of 2013.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Storm is expected to strike Friday morning. Forecasts vary but snowfall totals could be historic.
Thirty-five years after the legendary Blizzard of '78 brought New England to its knees, another storm of possible historic proportions is preparing to descend on the region. The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for Middlesex County and much of Massachusetts from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. According to NWS, much the state will be impacted by heavy snow with accumulation of 12 to 24 inches with the potential for blizzard conditions. The NWS previously forecast 14 to 18 inches in the Stoneham area. That total has been increased to 18 to 24 inches in the latest forecast. (See photo.) However, meteorologists acknowledge the storm could be far worse. Harvey Leonard, chief meteorologist of WCVB Ch. 5, posted …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Forecasts vary but the latest projections are ominous.
The state and national news networks all agree on one thing, there is a storm coming to town for Friday and Saturday. What they don't agree on is how much snowfall Tewksbury is going to see. at 3:30 p.m., the National Weather Service issued a Blizzard Watch for the region, starting Friday morning and continuing through Saturday afternoon. As of Wednesday at 3 p.m., WCVB Ch. 5 was using a projection that called for more than two feet of nsow to bury the Merrimack Valley. A report from Jim Arnold, weather specialist with the Shrewsbury Management Agency, said the storm will likely begin Thursday and could leave 10 to 15 inches across the area. The Weather Channel said the storm will likely peak Friday night around 10 p.m. They are focusing …
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.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Ap to a foot expected, as snow will continue to fall throughout Thursday.
Residents have woken up to a late-winter storm that has dumped several inches of wet snow on Tewksbury and the rest of the Merrimack Valley. A Winter Storm Warning, issued by the National Weather Service on Wednesday, will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday. The storm forced the postponement of Wednesday night's Division 2 North Girls Basketball Tournament game between North Andover and Tewksbury. That game is now scheduled to be played Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Lawrence High. As of 6 a.m., school had not been cancelled in Tewksbury. Snow began Wednesday afternoon is expected to be heavy at times Thursday morning. Total accumulation is expected to be between 8 and 12 inches, along with a about one-tenth of an inch of ice, according to …