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.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
A long-duration storm is knocking on the door, but most local meteorologists expect snowfall in the Merrimack Valley to be limited.
The Merrimack Valley in for some wet weather Wednesday through Friday, according to local forecasts, but don't get out your snow shovels yet. For Boston, the local weather teams aren't predicting very much snow. Instead, expect a lot of rain and maybe some heavy slushy snow in spots. The Merrimack Valley, on the other hand, appears to be due for 3-5 inches of heavy wet snow. Flooding may become an issue in some areas, especially if it turns to rain. Here are the latest forecasts from the local television news weather teams. All totals were updated Wednesday morning. WHDH (7 News): 3-5 inches WLVI (NewsCenter 5): 1-2 inches along the coast, six inches or more inland WBZ (CBS Local): 2-4 inches WFXT (MyFox Boston): 3-5 inches NECN: 3-5 …
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
Here is a look at the latest forecast for Tewksbury from the National Weather Service.
Question: As Tewksbury residents wake up this morning to find their homes and cars buried under roughly two feet of snow, there is really only two questions on everyone's mind -- when is it going to stop snowing and how much more will we get? Answer: According to the National Weather Service, the worst of the snow will end by around 3 p.m. today (Feb. 9). But by then, Tewksbury will have received an extra 4-8 inches of snow, which could push the total for the storm over 30 inches. The heavy winds are expected to continue for most of the day, as well. Winds will be steady at 22-26 MPH, with gusts over 40 MPH. Tonight, a few more flurries are possible but the big issue will be the cold temperatures, which will dip into the mid-teens. The …
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 …
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.
Friday, July 1, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest firecracker in the pack!
Here are five pieces of information to help you get the first weekend of July off to a rousing start. 1. By the Numbers: 177 -- That's how many shopping days are left until Christmas. Hey, you can never be too prepared. 2. Your Local Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today we will have a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 78. North wind between 3 and 6 mph. Tonight it will be partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south between 5 and 8 mph. 3. It's Happening Today: The King has returned to Tewksbury! Sort of. Elvis impersonator Dana Z will be on hand at the Tewksbury Country Club for …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person daydreaming about heading to the Cape, while sitting at your cubicle.
Here are 5 pieces of information to help make you the smartest person bagging groceries at the supermarket. 1. Today's Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south between 6 and 9 mph. Tonight will feature showers likely before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind between 3 and 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 2. It's Happening Today: Tewksbury Youth Soccer Annual General Meeting June 28, 2011, 7:00pm–10:00pm Tewksbury Senior Center, 175 Chandler St, Tewksbury, 3. By the Numbers: 96 -- According to the Tewksbury Town Report…
Monday, June 27, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person on the treadmill this morning.
Here are five pieces of information to help you become the smartest person stuck in traffic on 495. 1. Today's Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. 2. Quote of the Day: "It's fun. We get to see each other all dressed up and we don't really do that." Joan McKeon, a resident at Bayberry at Emerald Court, speaking about the fashion show Sunday at the assisted living facility. 3. By the Numbers: $153,066.50 -- According to the 2010 Tewksbury Town Report, now-retired Fire Chief Richard Mackey was the highest paid municipal employee with a salary of $153,066.50. …
Friday, June 24, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person at your breakfast table.
Here are five pieces of information to help you be the smartest person in your carpool. 1. Today's Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be mostly cloudy. Showers likely... mainly in the afternoon. Areas of fog. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Showers are likely tonight ... mainly in the evening. Areas of fog. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. 2. By the Numbers: 183. That's the number of Tewksbury senior citizens served by the Home Care Program run through the Council on Aging. The program offers Meals on Wheels, transportation, adult day health, etc. 3. It's Happening Today: …