Monday, June 17, 2013
Framingham and MetroWest is in a thunderstorm watch through 9 p.m.
Have outdoor plans Monday afternoon or evening? If so, keep an eye to the sky. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for most of Massachusetts, including Framingham and MetroWest The Cape and Islands are not in the watch area. A weak cold front is expected to approach Monday afternoon allowing for scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop. "This cool front is a slow mover up in northern New England right now," WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Reiner said on his blog. "This slow moving front will settle into our part of the world very late this afternoon, bringing a chance of some scattered t-storms." The NWS says a few of the storms will become strong to severe, with large hail, damaging wind gusts and cloud-to-…
Friday, June 14, 2013
The National Weather Service says the Sudbury River in Saxonville is at flood stage due to all the rain this week, and expected to cause minor flooding all weekend
UPDATED 8:20 a.m.: The Sudbury River in Saxonville was at 9.9 feet at 7:15 a.m. this morning and can cause minor flooding when it reaches 10 feet. The Sudbury River is expected to remain above flood stage (10 feet) throughout the weekend. Thus, the National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until Sunday evening. Most affected will be the Town of Wayland, where portions of Shore Road and Pelham Island Road can expected to see flooding today. *** The National Weather Service says the Sudbury River in Saxonville is near flood stage, and may hit 10 feet on Friday. If the river hits 10 feet, parts of Wayland as well as the intersection of Route 20 and 27 could see some minor flooding. The Weather Service predicts the river likely will …
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Rain will arrive Thursday afternoon and will be heavy during the overnight hours.
Eastern Massachusetts is under a flood watch as rain is expected to hit the area Thursday afternoon and into Friday. The flood watch is in effect until 8 a.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service said an addition one to three inches of rain could fall on the area. Eastern Massachusetts has already seen more than six inches of rain in June and meteorologists are concerned that the already saturated soil and swollen rivers and streams could cause flooding. Channel 7 meteorologist Jeremy Reiner said the rain should start between 1 and 4 p.m. Thursday. The rain will increase during the overnight hours. He added the storms will be a rain event. In other words, there shouldn’t be thunder and lightning or strong winds associated with the …
Monday, June 10, 2013
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a flood watch.
Another 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected to soak the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. The agency has issued a flood watch for much of Southern New England from 4 p.m. today to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The heaviest rain is expected overnight and on Tuesday. Thunderstorms are possible Tuesday and Wednesday, the weather service reported this morning. Much of the area received 3 to 4 inches of rain Friday night into Saturday morning, according to reports to the weather service.
Friday, May 31, 2013
It might rain this weekend, but it will be hot. Wear sunscreen for Framingham High's graduation Sunday!
Beginning today, and all through the weekend, the temperature will be in the low to mid-90s, according to the National Weather Service. Today will hit as high as 95 degrees and will be sunny all day long. Tomorrow afternoon there is a 20 percent chance of rain after 2 p.m., but the temperature will be as high as 93 degrees. Sunday will be similar to Saturday, with a chance of rain and a high temperature of 89 degrees. Framingham High School graduation is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Bowditch Field. Wear sunscreen! Saturday and Sunday nights will cool off to about the mid-60s, but there is a 40 percent chance of rain on Sunday night.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Temperatures could be in the 90s from Thursday into Saturday.
The summer of 2013's first heat wave might start Thursday. High temperatures in the low 90s, with high humidity, are possible Thursday through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. An official heat wave is three or more consecutive days of 90 degrees or more. Severe thunderstorms are possible today and tonight in MetroWest, according to the weather service.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Expect today to be warm with a chance of rain.
It will be cloudy and warm today with the temperature hitting as high as 79 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. During the day there is a 40 percent chance of rain, although the precipitation levels are expected to be low. There is a chance of thunderstorms. It will be cloudy and foggy throughout the day. Tonight it will likely rain heavily. The chance of rain is 80 percent, but the precipitation level isn't expected to be more than half of an inch. The temperature likely won't dip below 63 degrees. Friday won't be much better, with a 90 percent chance of rain and a possibility of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Thunderstorms will likely develop between 2-9 p.m. across the region.
While central and western Massachusetts are currently in a severe thunderstorm watch, severe weather is again a possibility in MetroWest, including Framingham. The National Weather Service says severe weather is a possibility this afternoon and evening as warm and humid air returns to area. Severe storms are most likely north and west of I-95. Most areas can expect these storms to develop between 2-9 p.m., although some may last late into the night. Minor flooding is also possible with these storms. "Downpours, lightning, small hail are the greatest concerns but because a warm front will be near these thunderstorms, some of the storms may try to rotate," WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Reiner says on his blog.
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.