Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Old Man Winter is getting one last punch in and he's making it a nasty one.
A winter storm warning will remain in effect for the Merrimack Valley through 8 p.m. this evening (March 19), with 6-10 inches of snow and a thin layer of ice in the forecast. According to the National Weather Service, snow will be heavy at times throughout the day, but it will also be mixed with sleet and freezing rain, making for a treacherous morning commute. Winds will be 10-20MPH through the day with gusts up to 30MPH. Temperatures will hover in the low 30s. Wilmington Public Schools have been cancelled for the day. Stay with Patch for all the latest storm information, including closings and cancellations. Check the Wilmington Patch Commute Page for all the latest road conditions updated every five minutes.
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.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting at least 10 inches of snow with a over a foot of snow possible.
Will Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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 …