Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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A storm-swept tree blocked Flanders Road in Westborough on Tuesday afternoon, according to Westborough Patch reader Kathy Falanga. The storm brought heavy rain and thunder to the region as the school day ended. At 3:43 p.m., the National Weather Service in Taunton issued a flash flood warning for Southeastern Worcester County, including Upton, until 6:45 tonight. "At 3:19 p.m. EDT, trained weather spotters reported thunderstorms producing heavy rain in Framingham, with a portion of Route 9 closed in Framingham. Flash flooding is occurring or expected to begin shortly," the agency reported on its website. On Westborough Patch's Facebook page, reader Kat Size said that "There is a nice pool on Milk Street where they just redid the side walks…
Monday, June 10, 2013
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a flood watch.
Another 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected to soak the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. The agency has issued a flood watch for much of Southern New England from 4 p.m. today to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The heaviest rain is expected overnight and on Tuesday. Thunderstorms are possible Tuesday and Wednesday, the weather service reported this morning. Much of the area received 3 to 4 inches of rain Friday night into Saturday morning, according to reports to the weather service.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Temperatures could be in the 90s from Thursday into Saturday.
The summer of 2013's first heat wave might start Thursday. High temperatures in the low 90s, with high humidity, are possible Thursday through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. An official heat wave is three or more consecutive days of 90 degrees or more. Severe thunderstorms are possible today and tonight, according to the weather service.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement.
Enjoy this beautiful day while it lasts. The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement, warning of the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon. According to the statement, the conditions will exist between 1 and 4 p.m. Tuesday, created by a cold front that is moving south. "Some of the storms may produce strong, damaging wind gusts and hail, in addition to lightning and heavy rainfall," the statement said. The region affected includes most of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, but especially near the Massachusetts Turnpike.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Gusty northwest winds are expected Friday afternoon.
The National Weather Service is warning of elevated fire weather conditions developing Friday afternoon and continuing into Saturday. Gusty northwest winds are expected Friday afternoon. The winds plus dry conditions will create a fire hazard, according to the agency. Elevated fire conditions will continue through mid-day Saturday, but winds should diminish in the afternoon. There is a “low probability” that southwest winds on Sunday will cause a wind advisory. The elevate fire weather conditions stretch from Massachusetts to Rhode Island.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Westborough Town Hall is closed until noon.
Westborough students have their fifth snow day of the year. All school office personnel have a two-hour delay, according to the Westborough public school district's website. Westborough Town Hall is closed until noon, according to the town's website. The Westborough Senior Center is closed today. Congregation B'nai Shalom has cancelled its religious school and Chai school, according to the synagogue's Facebook page. Town Planner Jim Robbins says tonight's planning board meeting has been cancelled. The board's next meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2. Westborough should see six to 12 inches of snow and sleet total before the storm ends, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton. The weather service has a winter storm warning …
Monday, March 18, 2013
National Weather Service: 5 to 9 inches of snow expected starting very late tonight.
Winter technically reaches its finish line this week -- if it can find it buried under the fresh snow headed toward Central Mass. Another five to nine inches of heavy snow, plus some ice, are due starting very late tonight, the National Weather Service in Taunton said Sunday night. The agency has issued a winter storm watch for Monday evening through Tuesday night for the region, including Framingham, Milford and Worcester. Westborough Patch is monitoring the storm and will have updates as information becomes available.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Westborough issues a snow emergency.
Westborough officials have issued a snow emergency, banning on-street parking from 1 this afternoon to 6 a.m. Saturday, Police Chief Alan Gordon said. "Violators will be tagged and towed for impeding snow removal," Gordon said in a press release. The National Weather Service in Taunton, meanwhile, now says Westborough could get 18 to 24 inches of snow from this storm, about twice the earlier forecast. The agency has extended its winter storm warning to 7 tonight. The warning was to expire at 1 p.m.
Westborough is expecting a foot of snow or more 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 Westborough area over the past three days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Westborough 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.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Westborough Patch will update this story as news becomes available.
There's no school in Westborough today, the district's fourth snow day of the school year. The storm was expected to bring roughly 10 inches of snow to the Westborough area between Thursday and today, according to the National Weather Service. The region should see rain and snow after 2 p.m., the agency says. A winter storm warning is in effect until 1 p.m. Sunshine returns this weekend, with high temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40s, the weather service says. Temperatures in the low 50s are expected Monday and Tuesday. Westborough Patch will update this story as postponements and cancellations become available. Groups are encouraged to send this news to Michael.Gelbwasser@patch.com.