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 now and 6 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, May 16, 2013
Winds are expected to pick up to at least 30 mph in the afternoon.
The National Weather Service is warning of the potential for brush fires in the area Thursday afternoon and night. Counties across Eastern and Central Massachusetts, including Middlesex, are under the fire warning. Winds are expected to pick up to at least 30 mph in the afternoon. The wind coupled with “low relative humidities” will cause the risk of fire, according to the NWS.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Take in tender, potted plants, and cover what you recently planted. A frost advisory will be in effect from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday.
2013 is the year of the winter that won't go away. Just when it seemed safe to plant tomatoes, or fresh herbs, or little spring flowers, back comes a blast of winter. The National Weather Service on Monday afternoon issued a Frost Advisory, to take effect from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday. The advisory suggests Framingham residents take in plants that can be moved, or cover them, to protect the greenery from damaging frost. Temperatures should warm up to the low-60s Tuesday, then hit the 70s for the rest of the week.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The dry weather and expected winds on Thursday afternoon makes it's potentially dangerous to perform open burning.
The National Weather Service is warning of an increased risk of brush fires because of the extended dry weather conditions across New England. The Service said the dry weather has created “unsafe burning conditions” with dead grass, leaves and brush at greater risk to catch fire. In addition to the dry conditions, winds may reach 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon, which could cause brush fires to spread. The Service warned that most wildfires start as open burning by homeowners. The Service said those who want to perform open burning must get a permit and: Clear the area around a pile of all flammable material Never leave the fire unattended Have a hose and tools like a shovel or rake Burn only natural vegetative material Call 911 immediately …
Monday, March 18, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Framingham and MetroWest from Monday night into Tuesday afternoon.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Framingham and MetroWest from Monday night into Tuesday afternoon. When the storm is over, Framingham could have 4 to 8 inches of heavy snow with traces of ice. The storm is expected to begin Monday night, with the heaviest storm falling during Tuesday morning's commute. A winter storm watch is issued when there is the potential for accumulating snow of more than 6 inches in a 12-hour period.
Friday, March 8, 2013
The National Weather Service at 1:30 p.m.. said Framingham had 18 inches of snow.
UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. At 1:30 p.m., National Weather Service reporting Framingham had 18.3 inches of snow. *** UPDATED: 1:05 p.m. At 11:15 a.m., the National Weather Service said Framingham had 15.3 inches of snow. *** The National Weather Service at 8:45 a.m. said Framingham had received 12.2 inches of snow; it only had about 5 inches for Framingham at 3 a.m. Post your snow photos, we'd love to see them!
Framingham is expecting about a foot of snow from this week's storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Framingham area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Framingham Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Framingham will see mostly rain with some possible rain/snow mix, forecasters say.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Middlesex County and the Metrowest area including Framingham as a batch of rain and snow moves its way into southern New England. After some rain Wednesday, the storm is expected to last through Thursday into Friday. WHDH forecasters are predicting a rain/snow mix for west of Boston. According to snow total maps from this morning, some areas west of I-95 could get 3-5 inches of snow, depending on where the rain/snow line falls. Forecasters emphasized that this is not a blizzard, rather a prolonged storm that will last over the next day and a half. From Jeremy Reiner's WHDH Weather Blog: Tomorrow (Thursday) and into early Friday morning will be the brunt of the storm but I …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The forecast calls for mostly wet snow in MetroWest region, including Framingham.
Another big storm will hit the MetroWest area on Wednesday and Thursday. The storm will hit Wednesday morning and last through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service forecast for Framingham. The Service issued a winter storm watch for our region. WHDH-TV at 4 p.m. was forecasting 4-8 inches of heavy, wet snow for Framingham and MetroWest region. WHDH TV meteorologist Jeremy Reiner writes in his blog earlier today: Time to start talking about a big storm heading this way. It's the same storm that will pound the Midwest-Mid Atlantic today & tomorrow. This storm will pass close enough to New England to make it a player in our world. Still a lot of details to work out but here's what I'm thinking: *Drawn out storm....late …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
But, temperatures in the lower 40s are expected Monday through Thursday.
The little snow that's fallen this weekend could cause some big traffic headaches today. The National Weather Service in Taunton expects slick roads and reduced visibility, possibly into tonight. A ham radio operator reported Shrewsbury had received 2.5 inches of snow as of 8:33 a.m., the weather service says. Light snow was falling locally at 10:30 a.m. Daytime temperatures in the lower 40s are expected Monday through Thursday, the weather service says. Rain and snow showers are possible Wednesday through Friday.