Thursday, March 7, 2013
Forecasts varied Wednesday night.
Snowfall expectations in Westborough from winter's latest storm depended on which forecast one saw Wednesday night. The National Weather Service in Taunton had Westborough getting 5.1 inches between early Thursday and Friday afternoon. The agency has a winter storm warning in effect for Worcester County from 7 this morning to 1 p.m. Friday. AccuWeather, meanwhile, had Westborough on the edge of its three to six/six to nine inches map. Westborough Patch is monitoring the storm, and will have news as it develops. Organizations are urged to report event delays, postponements and cancellations to Michael.Gelbwasser@patch.com.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
National Weather Service: Six to 10 inches are expected.
Winter isn't over yet, despite spring officially starting in roughly two weeks. Six to 10 inches of snow—and the heavy, wet stuff that can cause power outages—are coming, the National Weather Service in Taunton says. Late this afternoon, the agency issued a winter storm watch for much of Southern New England, including Worcester, from late Wednesday night into Friday morning. Patch is monitoring the storm and will have updates as news becomes available.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
But, temperatures in the lower 40s are expected Monday through Thursday.
The little snow that's fallen this weekend could cause some big traffic headaches today. The National Weather Service in Taunton expects slick roads and reduced visibility, possibly into tonight. A ham radio operator reported Shrewsbury had received 2.5 inches of snow as of 8:33 a.m., the weather service says. Light snow was falling locally at 10:30 a.m. Daytime temperatures in the lower 40s are expected Monday through Thursday, the weather service says. Rain and snow showers are possible Wednesday through Friday.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
National Weather Service now says 2 to 4 inches this weekend, with 3 to 6 in the hills.
Less snow than expected is headed this way. The National Weather Service in Taunton has reduced its forecast to two to four inches, with three to six inches in the hills. Friday's forecast had snowfall totals as high as 10 inches in some areas. The weather service has issued a winter weather advistory for this area from 3 this afternoon to midnight Sunday.
Friday, February 22, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.
Expect on-street parking to be prohibited in Westborough during this weekend's snowstorm, Police Chief Alan Gordon said today. The snow emergency ban will help the Westborough Department of Public Works clear the streets, Gordon said. Westborough's winter parking ban remains in effect, he noted. On-street parking is prohibited for more than an hour from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., ending on April 1. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon for much of Southern New England, including Central Mass. At least six inches of heavy wet snow -- with one to two inches per hour overnight -- are expected. Power outages are possible due to the snow downing tree limbs, the agency reported. …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Westborough could get another nine inches of snow this weekend.
Power outages are possible this weekend due to heavy wet snow from the area's latest snowstorm, the National Weather Service in Taunton said today. About nine inches of snow could fall in Westborough during the storm, from late Saturday into Sunday, the agency said. However, "a lot of uncertainty remains given that the storm is still nearly 3 days in the future, so exact (precipitation) types/snowfall amounts remain uncertain," the agency said. The Westborough Department of Public Works is preparing for the storm.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Westborough Patch readers weigh in on whether Westborough gets dusted or clobbered.
Dusted or clobbered? For the first time in two years, enough snow to send New Englanders rushing to supermarkets appears headed this way, the National Weather Service says. The Taunton agency this morning issued a winter storm watch for late Thursday night into Saturday morning for most of Massachusetts, as well as Southern New Hampshire. The storm could hang around longer on Saturday, the weather service said on its website. Tuesday night, Westborough Patch readers began posting their predictions on the site's Facebook page. "Dusted. A disappointing winter overall," Amy Lockwood Macdougall wrote. "Noreaster!!! totally clobbered!!" Karen Erickson wrote. "I wish I could believe dusted, but we are due to get clobbered!" Colleen Manning …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Westborough should see 1 to 2 inches.
Get the snow brushes ready. Westborough should see one to two inches of snow starting tonight, "mainly between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.," the National Weather Service in Taunton predicted on its website Thursday night. The snow likely won't stick around long. Monday should see a high temperature of 37 degrees, the agency said. Tuesday should see 40 degrees. And 49 degree weather is expected Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Temperatures around 20 degrees are expected Thursday and Friday.
Westborough's water pipes have withstood the extreme cold blanketing the region this week, Public Works Manager John Walden said today. "We are unaware of any shallow water services," he said. "People should make sure their outside faucets are turned off in the cellar if they don't have the frost free faucets, and check for cold drafts near water lines in their cellars." Temperatures haven't broken out of the 20s the last two days. The sign at Herb Chambers Infiniti of Westborough reported the temperature was 14 degrees at 3:18 this afternoon. The National Weather Service in Taunton forecasts Thursday's high near 20 degrees, and Friday's high near 21. Snow is possible Friday night into Saturday morning.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The National Weather Service says the morning commute should be affected.
Winter's timeout ends Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service in Taunton today said 2 to 5 inches of snow are expected in Central Mass. The agency has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday for Central Mass., Western Mass. and "Northeast Massachusetts away from the immediate coast." The January thaw is over. Temperatures in the 40s and 50s, approaching 60 some days, were recorded for much of the past week. The snow should slow the Wednesday morning commute, the weather service said.