Monday, March 18, 2013
Some forecasters are predicting up to eight inches will fall in areas west of Boston Monday night into Tuesday.
Spring begins Wednesday, but Old Man Winter wants to get in one more whack before winter goes away. Forecasters predict as much as 8 inches of snow could fall in the Burlington area tonight into Tuesday. Nevertheless, the rain/snow line falls just west of Boston, meaning Burlington could see a mix of rain and snow. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Burlington area beginning at 9 p.m. Monday and lasting through 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Look out for heavy snow and ice, and between 4 and 8 inches of snow, according the NWS warning. Snow will likely make Tuesday morning's commute a difficult one, the NWS warns. WHDH Channel 7 meteorologist Jeremy Reiner predicts that snow will begin falling between 11 p.m. …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Burlington is expecting 6 to 10 inches of snow from this week's storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Burlington area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Burlington Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
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According to the National Weather Service, a Winter Storm Warning is still in effect for the Burlington area until 1 p.m. Friday. Estimated snow accumulation is between 6-10 inches, NWS says. As the snow tapers off this afternoon, precipiation may turn to rain briefly. The snow/rain will likely end before 7 p.m., NWS says. Accident: The snowy conditions have already caused a number an accident in town, according to scanner and Twitter reports. A little before 11 a.m. there was an accident at the corner of Winn Street and Cambridge Street. There was also a report of electrical wires down on Mall Road. Closings: Important numbers and Web sites: List of cab companies: List of tow companies: --- See a tree down in your neighborhood? Notice a …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Burlington will see mostly rain with some possible rain/snow mix, forecasters say.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Middlesex County and the Burlington area as a batch of rain and snow moves its way into southern New England tonight. The NWS had also issued a Winter Storm Watch earlier today but that is no longer in effect. After some rain Wednesday, the storm is expected to hit later tonight and last through Thursday into Friday. WHDH forecasters are predicting a rain/snow mix for west of Boston. According to snow total maps from this morning, some areas west of I-95 could get 3-5 inches of snow, depending on where the rain/snow line falls. Forecasters emphasized that this is not a blizzard, rather a prolonged storm that will last over the next day and a half. From Jeremy Reiner'…
Saturday, February 9, 2013
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Friday, February 8, 2013
We are under a blizzard watch. Here are five things you need to know about today's storm.
Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Today is Friday, Feb. 8. Here are 5 things you need to know:
Thursday, February 7, 2013
White out conditions are expected as the storm intensifies.
What began as a blizzard watch for the Burlington area has now been upgraded to a blizzard warning. The National Weather Service issued the warning for the majority of Eastern Massachusetts Thursday afternoon, as it anticipates about 2 feet of snow to descend upon the area Friday into Saturday. "White out conditions are anticipated as roads become snow-covered by the Friday evening commute," the warning states. "Strong north-northeast winds are anticipated with gusts up to around 60 miles per hour, resulting in blowing and drifting of snow. Damage to trees and structures along with scattered power outages are anticipated." Residents can expect the potential of snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and wind gusts of more than 20 miles …
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UPDATE, 1:30 p.m.: The Massachusetts travel ban will end at 4 p.m. this afternoon. Updated Saturday at 12:40 p.m. The snow has fallen and crews are out in force to clear the roads. According to NSTAR's power outage map, there are no major power outages in town. The travel ban decreed yesterday by Gov. Deval Patrick is still in effect until "further notice." The rationale is that the ban will make it easier for plows to clear the roads. There is no mail delivery today. The following categories will be updated regularly throughout the storm: TRAVELING Emergency Parking Ban CLOSINGS Important numbers and Web sites: List of cab companies: List of tow companies: --- See a tree down in your neighborhood? Notice a road is icy? Just saw a store …
Here's the latest on how you need to prepare for Winter Storm Nemo in Burlington.
Looks like Nemo is going to find us ... (Come on, you knew we couldn't get through this storm without at least one Pixar reference). As the day of Winter Storm Nemo's arrival draws closer, the forecasts aren't getting any less hairy. Looking at a couple of accumulation maps reveals that 16 inches for the Burlington area appears to be the bare minimum. Eighteen inches minimum actually shows up on more maps, and the maximum numbers are at two feet or more. Fox 25 meteorologist Kevin Lemanowicz told Patch via a tweet that he'd recommend people head home by 3 p.m. Friday ("to be safe"), especially if they plan to use the T. If you drive to and from work, plan to be home around noon, Fox 25 Meteorologist Shiri Spear said on a morning newscast. …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The storm could bring up to a foot of snow in some areas.
We could see some significant snowfall later this week. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for most of the state, including Burlington, for this Friday and Saturday. According to the outlook, "Confidence continues to increase in the potential for a very significant winter storm Friday into early Saturday." According to the NWS, the storm could bring a foot more snow in some locations. "While light snow may [develop] Friday morning the worst of the storm looks to occur Friday afternoon into early Saturday," the outlook notice states. The NWS also stated there is a good chance of strong winds in the coastal plains and a probability of flooding along the coast. What do you think? Would you like to get some …