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 …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
As a strong cold front moves through the area tonight, high wind gusts are expected.
Hold on to your hats -- high winds are making their way into the region this afternoon. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory and hazardous weather outlook early this morning warning of strong winds that will be moving through Massachusetts later today. According to the alert, strong winds will to develop late this afternoon and into the overnight hours. Forcasters expect winds to be around 20-30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. The winds could cause some minor damage as well as scattered power outages. The advisory will be in effect between 4 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. The strongest winds are forecasted to hit Massachusetts after 7 p.m.
Monday, February 27, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook in anticipation of possible snow in the middle of the week.
This winter's mostly snow-less record may come to an end this Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook yesterday in anticipation of possible snow this Wednesday for Burlington and much of eastern New England. According to the NWS, there is a possibility of snow in the region this Wednesday into Thursday as a "series of low pressure system pass south of New England." "The amount of snow will depend on the exact track of these systems and if it remains cold enough to support snow. At the very least winter weather advisories need to be issued for parts of the area." Burlington Patch will carry any and all updates related to this possible snow system as more information becomes available.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Expect two-to-four inches of snowfall this weekend.
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. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m., and it is forecasted that during that time, snow will overspread Southern New England, including Burlington, with the majority of snowfall to take place from mid-morning to early afternoon. "Snow will accumulate quickly as the ground is already cold," the advisory stated. "Untreated surfaces will become slippery quickly." Anywhere from two to four inches of snow could fall across much of the state and region, including Burlington, according to an additional Hazardous Weather …
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Find tips for driving safely in heavy rain below.
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for most of Massachusetts, including Burlington, and all of Connecticut in effect today and tonight. The outlook was issued due to the rain the area is experiencing today, which will likely continue to be heavy throughout the evening. "[There is a] high confidence of heavy rainfall later today into tonight," the NWS states. "Potential exists for 1 to 3 inches of rain, which could lead to localized flooding in urban and poor-drainage areas. Some small streams may approach bank-full levels. The heaviest rainfall should be mainly across eastern New England." The Massachusetts State Police recently issued tips on driving safely in the rain. They suggest:
Monday, July 18, 2011
The National Weather Service warned that strong to severe thunderstorms will pass through the area on Monday afternoon and evening, and that later this week, the heat and humidity will rise to hazardous levels.
Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected to pass through Burlington and the surrounding area this afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned on Monday. In a hazardous weather outlook statement, the NWS said the primary threat from any severe thunderstorm will be "strong to damaging straight line wind gusts." There's also a concern about isolated reports of large hail. An updated report issued at 1:38 p.m. this afternoon stated the thunderstorms may "not be as widespread" as initially thought, there is still a chance of strong, isolated storms. "Torrential rainfall is likely with any strong to severe thunderstorm," the NWS statement said. "This could lead to localized urban and poor drainage street flooding, …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook on Wednesday.
Burlington, 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 Burlington 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 Burlington, 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.