Tuesday, March 19, 2013
It's easy to upload your photos to Winchester Patch. Just click the "Upload" button below the photo gallery and follow the directions.
You know you took photos of the snow in Winchester this morning—so share them and let's create a gallery of how the town looks in this morning's winter wonderland. (When's spring start?) Use the photos you already took this morning, or take your camera or cellphone, stick it out a window or doorway and take a photo or a video. Then upload it to this article. You can sign in with your Winchester Patch account or your Facebook account. It's easy, just click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button and follow the directions. Be sure to include a caption for your photo that lets others know where the photo was taken. The more specific you are the better, but simply mentioning the roadway in Winchester is fine too.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Check out the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Thursday, March 7.
Here is the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Thursday, March 7: 1. Snow: Snow is expected to fall throughout the day and night Thursday, with temperatures peaking at about 33 during the day and dipping to a low of around 32 in the evening, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Winchester. 2. In case you missed it: A Utah ski resort recently honored former US Navy Seal and Winchester resident Glen Doherty, according to a Skiing Magazine report. Doherty was one of four Americans killed in a terror attack at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 12, 2012. Doherty was a former Navy SEAL working for a private security company while living near San Diego. 3. Gas up: Get gas prices in the Winchester region and …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Check out the latest forecasts for the Winchester region.
Updated at 2 p.m. Wednesday Boston is 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 are not predicting very much snow. Instead, expect a lot of rain and maybe some heavy slushy snow in spots. While areas inland may get a half a foot of snow, Boston's bigger concern is the three high tides during this storm. Flooding may become an issue along the immediate coast. Here are the latest forecasts from the local television news weather teams for the Winchester region. All totals were updated Wednesday morning: WHDH (7 News): All rain WLVI (NewsCenter 5): 1-2 inches along the coast, six inches or more inland WBZ (CBS Local): 2-4 inches …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting about 3-6 inches of snow in the Winchester area.
Will Winchester 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 6 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 Winchester area Sunday. The NWS warned that the heavy wet snow could bring down tree limbs and result in scattered power outages. Channel 7 meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote on his weather blog: Storm start-up still looks like Saturday afternoon. We'll still be able to get around and the amounts will be light through midnight - in fact, we may even mix from Boston to …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Tell us how you feel about the recent snowstorms that have hit the Winchester region by posting a comment below.
With a couple feet of snow already on the ground in Winchester following the blizzard of 2013 and possibly more coming this weekend, we want to know: Have you had enough snow yet this winter? Are you a fan of winter and loving all the snow? Or are you a warm weather person that wants to see the snow melt as soon as possible? Let us know where you stand by posting a comment in the comments section below.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
WHDH's Jeremy Reiner expects "some patchy light snow/flurries" starting late Wednesday night into Thursday.
Update at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 According to a WHDH blog post by Jeremy Reiner, it appears that less snow is expected to hit the Winchester area Wednesday night into Thursday morning. "The reason being is for high pressure here in New England that will be slow to budge and that will force the storm to find another way---a path much farther south than the (blizzard) took," wrote Reiner. "...With that said, some patchy light snow/flurries will arrive around 11 (p.m. Wednesday) along (Route) 7 especially south of the (Massachusetts) Pike (and) linger for the rest of the night. "A coating at most in the metro (region) to perhaps as much as 2 (inches) out on Cape Cod ... Couple of slick spots likely on the South Shore late (Wednesday night…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Winchester business owners: Tell us if you'll be operating on normal business hours or if you plan to close during Blizzard Nemo on Friday and Saturday by posting a comment below.
With the area expected to get 18 to 24 inches of snow between Friday morning and Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service's forecast, we want to know: Will your Winchester business be open during the blizzard? Let us know by posting your hours of operation for Friday and Saturday in a comment below. Make sure to include your business name, address and hours of operation in your comment.
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…
Three and a half decades ago Winchester was blanketed with more than two feet of snow.
On Feb. 6, 1978, the Winchester area was blanketed with a record 27 inches of snow, with the added bonus of hurricane force winds. The storm began the morning of Feb. 6 and lasted through the following evening. It was a storm that was never really predicted to be so large, and yet from it one good thing came – we learned about emergency preparedness. The snow came down so quickly (at a rate of an inch an hour) thousands of motorists were stranded in snowdrifts as they drove down Rte. 128. Roads throughout the state were impassible and cars were abandoned at every turn. The storm not only caused chaos, it also took more than a dozen lives. For those of us who were old enough to remember, the memories differ. The motorist stuck in his car …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Check out the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Tuesday, Jan. 29.
Here is the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Tuesday, Jan. 29: 1. In case you missed it: Winchester Pharmacy opened on Monday at the former Winchester Drug space. 2. Snowy again: Tuesday will see more icy precipitation and evening snow, with highs in the upper 30s. 3. Snow photos wanted: Did you take some snowstorm photos in Winchester? If so, upload them to our community photo gallery today! Make sure to provide a caption and the photographer's name (if not yourself). 4. Town Census: The town of Winchester mailed out 2013 town census forms on Jan. 3 and all residents must complete and return them by Feb. 15, according to the town website. 5. Meetings: The Winchester Education Subcommittee of the Finance Committee is slated to meet at…