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.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Wilmington could get anywhere from three to eight inches of snow, according to Thursday-morning forecasts.
Snowfall predictions for the current snow storm hitting the Merrimack Valley have varied over the past 24 hours. At first forecasters said the area could receive four to eight inches of snow. Later on Wednesday, those predictions were downgraded to a few inches of wet snow. Thursday morning, the picture has changed again, with expected snow totals rising again—something anyone looking out the window could confirm. The National Weather Service has now issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Merrimack Valley with snowfall predictions at 4-8 inches. Winds will continue from the north at 15-25 MPH and gusts up to 55 MPH. Temperatures are expected to stay fairly steady. Mid 30's through the afternoon and low 30's this evening. The Winter Storm …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures in the single digits.
A snowy start to the week could herald more wintery conditions for Wilmington, according to the National Weather Service. While it snowed Monday night into Tuesday, the flakes weren't as serious as originally anticipated. The cold weather, however, is leaving an impact in town. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Central Middlesex County. The alert is in effect from Tuesday at 10 p.m. until 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning. A chance of snow is also predicted again for Saturday, with unknown accumulation expected. "There will be a heightened threat for frostbite or hypothermia for those venturing outside," the Wind Chill Advisory reads. "Anyone outside should limit areas of exposed skin and dress in layers... and …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Snowfall to be followed by arctic cold front.
Wilmington residents are gearing up for the latest blast from old man winter. A 1-2 punch is expect to roll across the region in the next couple of days, with a snowfall to be followed by a blast of frosty temperatures. According to the National Weather Service, a storm front will dump a possible 3 to 5 inches Monday night on the area. Temperatures will drop into the teens with light, variable winds. The snow will continue into Tuesday morning, with another 1 to 2 inches of accumulation possible, ending around noon. As the snow leaves, the cold front will move in. Temperatures Tuesday night are expected to drop to 5 degrees with a wind chill of -7. Winds will be from 7-13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. On Wednesday, things won't get …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Storm is making a stronger push to the north and west.
What had been forecast to be a moderate winter storm for Wilmington and the Greater Boston area is beginning to pickup momentum and could wind up packing a pretty good wallop. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service is now calling for Wilmington and the surrounding area to get 4-8 inches of snow. Snow is expected to continue through the night and a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until Sunday at 7 a.m. Visibility on the roads is limited and fog is expected to roll in around midnight to 2 a.m. making it worse. The low temperature tonight will be around 27 degrees. There will also be steady north winds overnight around 13 mph. The snow may initially be mixed with rain near the coast, according to the National Weather …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
When will Hurricane Sandy hit Massachusetts? The large storm is tracking to make her effects felt here starting Monday morning.
The latest forecasts show Hurricane Sandy hitting before the morning commute Monday, with high wind and flood watches in effect from Monday morning through the night. The National Weather Service issued the warnings for Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. WHDH's Jeremy Reiner said the worst of Sandy should be from 9 a.m. Monday until 2 a.m. Tuesday. "Within this period is our greatest risk of wind damage/power loss," Reiner wrote on his blog, noting that many towns will experience wind gusts over 40 miles per hour. Coastal cities and towns may see wind gusts between 50-60 mph and even some wind gusts near 70 mph out on the Cape and Islands. Reiner said the speed of the wind isn't as great a concern as the duration of the wind, …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Gov. Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency on Saturday afternoon, saying that the path of Hurricane Sandy, which is tracking north, could hit Sunday night and linger into Wednesday.
Gov. Deval Patrick has declared a state of emergency and held a press conference Saturday afternoon to update to the public about how Massachusetts is preparing for the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Sandy is currently a category 1 hurricane rolling up the Atlantic and is expected to turn northwest on Sunday afternoon. Impact on New England from the storm is expected by Sunday night and could linger until Wednesday. "While we continue to hope for the best, we are planning for the worst," Patrick said. There may be coastal flooding, severe beach erosion, damaging winds, widespread power outages, and possibly 5 inches or more of rain. "This afternoon I declared a state of emergency commonwealth-wide," Patrick said. "This enables us to cut …
Sandy diminished in intensity last night but has picked up this morning, as Massachusetts keeps an eye on the potential 'Frankenstorm' path that's currently tracking up the eastern seaboard.
Update, 8:20 a.m. Saturday: According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), Sandy has been upgraded again to a hurricane, just hours after being downgraded to a tropical storm. In an 8 a.m. bulletin, the NOAA reported an Air Force aircraft found hurricane-strength winds again. Earlier, in its 5 a.m. bulletin, the NOAA issued warnings and watches to the Southeastern parts of the country, including Florida, but said those up the Eastern seaboard need to prepare for its impact. The storm is moving North-Northeast at 10 mph and an increase in intensity and speed possible tonight and Sunday, according to the NOAA. Sandy is currently considered to be "very large," with winds extending as far as 450 miles from its center. …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" for the Wilmington area that is in effect throughout the afternoon.
Keep an eye on the skies for thunderstorms this afternoon. The National Weather Service has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" for most of Massachusetts, including the Wilmington area, in effect through the afternoon in anticipation of "strong to severe" thunderstorms. Northern Connecticut and southern New Hampshire are also under the weather outlook. "A line of showers and thunderstorms, some of which my be strong to severe, will impact the area," the National Weather Service stated in the outlook. "In addition," it continues, "showers and thunderstorms may produce localized heavy rainfall which could result in urban and poor drainage street flooding and require the issuance of short-fused flood advisories." The Wilmington area, however…
Monday, March 28, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect until 7 p.m. this evening.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning that started at 11 a.m. this morning and will extend to 7 p.m. tonight. The warning is for most areas of Massachusetts, northern Connecticut and Rhode Island. A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low humidity and warm temperatures create a heightened chance of fire, the NWS states. The warning states that dry northwest winds gusting between 25 and 30 miles per hour combined with a single-digit dewpoint will result in "an elevated fire spread potential in snow-free locations."