Friday, January 20, 2012
More accumulation expected in other areas, but Wilmington may still see several inches.
Following a small accumulation of snow overnight Thursday into Friday, the National Weather Service is expecting a more significant storm to make its way to New England during the day Saturday. Anywhere from three to six inches of snow could fall across much of the state and region. Less is expected in Wilmington, according to a Hazardous Weather Outlook from the NWS, though the town could see enough to make for sloppy conditions. The snow is expected to fall between Saturday morning and Saturday evening. "There is a high probability of accumulating snow Saturday across the entire region," the Hazardous Outlook stated. "The greatest risk for heavy snowfall is over Connecticut, Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts, where three to six …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Wilmington may see 1-3 inches of snow before sleet moves in.
Editor's note: The following information comes from a Massachusetts State Police advisory. Wilmington could get some snow tonight, with pockets of late freezing rain possible, according to the National Weather Service. The town is likely to see somewhere from 1-3 inches of snow before the sleet moves in. And with the potential for sleet, the Massachusetts State Police are reminding drivers to drive slowly and take additional precautions. Here are the recommendations:
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Rain could lead to slick roads tonight.
So long, warm weather. As temperatures in Wilmington and throughout the region began to drop to a more average level for the month of December on Wednesday, Massachusetts State Police issued a warning about driving in poor weather conditions. The warning comes after the National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook and a flood watch for most of the state, including Westwood, on Wednesday. While some areas throughout the state will see rain change over to snow, Wilmington will see a majority of rainfall throughout the evening, according to NWS. "Rain will continue through this afternoon with additional areas of rain moving through tonight," the Flood Watch stated. "Embedded convection within the area of rain tonight will …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook on Wednesday morning.
Wilmington, Middlesex County and most of eastern Massachusetts could see strong isolated thunderstorms this afternoon and overnight as temperatures and humidity levels skyrocket, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned on Wednesday morning. The NWS issued a hazardous weather outlook for the region on Wednesday morning regarding the thunderstorms. "Otherwise, hot and humid conditions with temperatures in the 90s away from the coast are likely," the advisory read. "Another chance for strong to severe thunderstorms will occur on Thursday as a cold front pushes through the region. The hot and humid weather will continue with temperatures once again pushing well into the 90s away from the coast." The forecast for Wilmington calls mostly sunny…
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for today and tonight for eastern Massachusetts and surrounding areas.
Keep and eye on the skies for thunderstorms today. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a hazardous weather outlook for today that extends into tonight in anticipation of possibly thunderstorms. The outlook pertains to much of eastern Massachusetts, including Wilmington, as well as northern Connecticut and Rhode Island. According to the NWS, "scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening," and "locally heavy rainfall and localized flooding will be the most likely threat with these storms." The NWS also states there is a low risk of a few storms becoming severe and producing damaging straight-line winds. There are a pair of Wilmington High School home games today that could be impacted be …