Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Did you take photos during the storm? Share them with your neighbors right here.
During a snow torm in the last days of winter, MetroWest spent Tuesday morning shoveling dense, wet slush as temperatures flirted with climbing above the freezing point. The area got as much as eight inches in some areas, forcing many area schools to cancel class. Did you take any photos during the storm while you were home with the kids? Click the "upload" button to the left and share them with your neighbors.
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.
Share scenes from Westborough during this latest storm.
As the forecasted snowstorm continues belting the Westborough area , Westborough Patch is asking readers to submit their best photos of the snow outside their windows. Snap a photo out the window or door of your home, office, classroom, whatever and upload it by clicking the big button above this text. Cell phone cameras work just fine, too. And if you're an Instagram user, upload your best photos with the app as well.
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.
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.