Friday, April 5, 2013
Gusty northwest winds are expected Friday afternoon.
The National Weather Service is warning of elevated fire weather conditions developing Friday afternoon and continuing into Saturday for Massachusetts. Gusty northwest winds are expected Friday afternoon. The winds plus dry conditions will create a fire hazard, according to the NWS report. Elevated fire conditions will continue through mid-day Saturday, but winds should diminish in the afternoon. There is a “low probability” that southwest winds on Sunday will cause a wind advisory.
Monday, February 11, 2013
How much snow did you get in your backyard in Winchester? Let us know by posting your snow total in a comment below, and upload a photo of a yard stick in the snow showing your measurement.
Winchester unofficially received 30.2 inches of snow as a result of the blizzard that smacked the region Friday and Saturday, according to figures released by the National Weather Service. Winchester tallied the second highest snow total in Middlesex County behind Framingham's 30.5 inches, according to the data. The numbers published by the NWS came from observers, spotters and media collected during the storm. The Winchester number was recorded at 3:19 a.m. Saturday. Figures from nearby communities include 28 inches for Somerville, 26 inches for Cambridge, 24 inches for Medford, 22.5 inches for Melrose, 22 inches for Stoneham and 20 inches for Malden. How much snow did you get in your front or backyard in Winchester? Leave a comment below…
Saturday, February 9, 2013
The Winchester area was expecting 18 to 24 inches of snow by the end of the storm, according to the National Weather Service.
One of the strongest winter storms seen in Winchester in years was expected to continue through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. A blizzard warning issued by the weather service at 10:47 p.m. Friday was set to remain in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday. The blizzard warning said the Winchester area should expect the "strongest winds and heaviest snow through Saturday morning." Projected snowfall totals for the storm remained steady at 18 to 24 inches, and the National Weather Service was expecting winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour, with gusts up to 80 miles per hour. At 11:45 p.m. Friday, a WHDH broadcast said the storm was officially classified as a blizzard. Make sure to visit Winchester Patch's Storm Center page …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch that goes into effect Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. Winchester may see one to two feet of snow.
Updated at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday The National Weather Service issued a Blizzard Watch Wednesday afternoon, as Middlesex County—including Winchester—may see 1-2 feet of snow Friday through Saturday, according to the NWS website. "A potential historic winter storm and blizzard is expected to drop (one) to (two) feet of snow across much of the region Friday into Saturday," reads the Blizzard Watch report. The Blizzard Watch goes into effect Friday morning through Saturday afternoon, according to the website. Original Report The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch Wednesday morning, as Winchester could see more than a foot of snow, according to the NWS website. "A major winter storm will bring the potential for a foot or more of…
Monday, February 4, 2013
Check out the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Monday, Feb. 4.
1. Cold and windy: It is expected to be sunny with temperatures reaching a high of about 34 during the day Monday, according to the National Weather Services's forecast for Winchester. Temperatures may reach a low of 15 at night, and wind speeds may increase from 10 to 17 miles per hours (mph) to 12 to 17 mph, according to the forecast. 2. Baby Boot Camp: A Baby Boot Camp is scheduled for 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at Winchester Recreation & Community Education. The stroller fitness program is geared toward prenatal and postpartum women. For more information, call 781-281-8379. 3. Fill the tank: Want traffic updates or gas prices in the Winchester area? Take a gander at our Commute section for information. 4. Rate Winchester businesses: Did …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Check out the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Thursday, Jan. 17.
Here are 5 Things to know for Thursday, Jan. 17 in Winchester: 1. Sunshine: While it's expected to be mostly sunny with temperatures peaking in the low 40s during the day Thursday, wind gusts will pick up in the evening when temperatures will dip to the teens, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Winchester. 2. In case you missed it: Stone Hearth Pizza opened its doors to customers Wednesday night at its new location in Winchester. 3. Last chance: We want to know: What business would you like to see open in Winchester in 2013? Let us know by posting a comment here. 4. Commuter information: Want traffic updates or gas prices in the Winchester region? Take a gander at our Commute section for information. 5. Get your …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The National Weather Service says the Wednesday morning commute should be affected.
Winter's timeout ends Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday for Central Mass., Western Mass. and "Northeast Massachusetts away from the immediate coast." Winchester's forecast is for 1-3 inches of snow during the day on Wednesday, with a high near 35. The January thaw is over. Temperatures in the 40s and 50s, approaching 60 some days, were recorded for much of the past week. The snow should slow the Wednesday morning commute, the weather service said.
Monday, November 5, 2012
The storm could drop 1 to 2 inches of rain late Wednesday into Thursday and bring wind gusts along the coast.
A little more than a week after 'superstorm' Sandy swept through Massachusetts, Winchester residents may have to brace for another windy, rainy night on Wednesday. A nor'easter could blow into the area mid-week and the storm could drop 1 to 2 inches of rain from Wednesday into Thursday, according to WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Rainer. Rainer also wrote that coastal winds could gust between 40 and 60 miles per hour along the South Shore, Cape Cod and the islands, although winds "will be much lighter inland with this storm." The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook statement on Sunday afternoon, saying that strong to damaging northeast winds are likely especially across Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island late …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Bring in your plants as the cold temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Time to bring in the plants to protect them from the cooler temperatures. The National Weather Service is expecting some frosty weather tonight and into Saturday morning for the Winchester area. The freeze watch is set late Friday night into Saturday morning. Temperatures are expected to be around 30 degrees. According to a statement from the NWS on Thursday, "below freezing temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation." This freeze could be the end of the growing season, the statement added. A freeze watch means "sub freezing temperatures are possible."
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Strong winds and hail are possible late Sunday afternoon.
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Winchester and Middlesex County on Sunday afternoon as a storm in central Massachusetts barrels towards the coast. The National Weather Service (NWS) said in a statement that the warning is in effect until 5:30 p.m., as the storm near Clinton moved northeast at 30 miles per hour. Damaging winds in excess of 60 miles per hour are possible with the storm, along with hail, "deadly lightning" and torrential rain, the NWS said. "Get to safe shelter now, inside a study building or in a vehicle," the NWS said. "Do not seek shelter under trees. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning." Driver should also stay alert for flooding roads and ponding of water on roadways, …