Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Thunderstorms will likely develop between 2-9 p.m. across the region.
While central and western Massachusetts are currently in a severe thunderstorm watch, severe weather is again a possibility eastern parts of state. The National Weather Service says severe weather is a possibility this afternoon and evening as warm and humid air returns to area. Severe storms are most likely north and west of I-95. Most areas can expect these storms to develop between 2-9 p.m., although some may last late into the night. Minor flooding is also possible with these storms. "Downpours, lightning, small hail are the greatest concerns but because a warm front will be near these thunderstorms, some of the storms may try to rotate," WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Reiner says on his blog.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Thunderstorms may develop between 1-4 p.m. across the area.
It's warm. It feels humid. And the sun is high in the sky. That's a recipe for severe weather. The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement alerting area residents for the risk of strong to severe thunderstorms today. Some of these storms are predicted to produce damaging wind, hail, lightning and heavy rain. These storms are expected to develop between 1-4 p.m. Towns along the Mass Pike are expected to be in the zone. "That hazy sunshine will boost temps up into the low 80s by early to mid afternoon across much of the region," WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Reiner said on his blog. "At the same time a cool front will begin dropping out of Maine (backdoor front) which will quickly send temps from the 70s/80s down into the…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Dense fog advisory also issued.
Motorists are being advised to take precaution today and tonight as the National Weather Service has issued two advisories. There is currently a dense fog advisory in effect until 5 p.m. today. The fog will result in poor visibility. A dense fog advisory is issued when fog will reduce visibility to 1/4 mile or less for at least three hours. This will result in hazardous driving conditions, and motorists are advised to drive slowly as objects on and near roadways will be seen only at close range. A high wind warning will be in effect from 10 p.m. tonight until 9 a.m. tomorrow. Winds are expected to be sustained from 20-30 mph from the southwest, with gusts between 50-60 mph. There is a possibility for downed trees, tree limbs and power …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Severe thunderstorms are possible Saturday.
The National Weather Service is warning residents in wide sections of New England, including Sudbury, of possible severe weather Saturday night. Just after 6:30 p.m., the NWS issued a severe thunderstorm warning that will remain in effect until 7:30 p.m. This warning is in addition to a severe thunderstorm watch that remains in effect until 11 p.m. At 6:19 p.m., Doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms located about eight miles northwest of Weare and extending to 10 miles southwest of Marlborough. The storms are capable of producing winds in excess of 60 mph are moving east at 40 mph. Severe thunderstorms can produce hail, strong winds, lightning and torrential rain.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Large hail and downpours may accompany storms the next few days.
A stretch of warm and hazy weather conditions will lead to the possibility of showers and thunderstorms over the next few days, the National Weather Service is predicting. Earlier today the NWS issued a flood advisory for many communities, including Sudbury, after strong thunderstorms barreled through the Metrowest, dropping heavy rain on the region. Isolated storms could build again later today, with the potential for strong wind, hail and localized flash flooding. The chance for strong storms will return on Thursday, with hail possible from the morning through the early afternoon hours. On Friday and Saturday, any storms that develop could turn severe, with damaging wind, large hail and downpours. If you see severe weather, and it's safe…
Friday, August 10, 2012
Flash flood warning still in effect until 8:30 p.m.
The tornado watch for our region has been discontinued. A flash flood warning is still in effect until 8:30 p.m. Below is the original watch and warning statements from the National Weather Service. ****** The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for parts of Massachusetts until 9 p.m. Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected today and later tonight, with some storms having the potential to become severe. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes. The NWS has also issued a flash flood warning for the region until 8:30 p.m. A line of thunderstorms was headed toward the affected area with 1- to 2-inch-per-hour rainfalls. The NWS is advising motorists to not drive vehicles into areas…
Heavy rain, flooding likely with these storms.
Have outdoor plans for today? You may want to bring some rain gear. The National Weather Service is predicting showers and thunderstorms for later today, which could cause street flooding. Any storms that may develop could also be accompanied by strong wind gusts. There's even a chance for these storms to become severe with damaging wind. Residents can expect storms to start developing after 1 p.m. The forecast for Saturday isn't much better, as more storms with strong wind, and the potential for flooding are also possible.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Severe thunderstorms expected to bring torrential rainfall later today and tonight.
The National Weather Service is predicting a rough day for residents of Massachusetts and said earlier today they plan to release weather watches as the day progresses. The first watch has just been issued for flash flooding. The flash flood watch will go into effect at 4 p.m. The region can expect thunderstorms later today, with some being severe. These storms may produce heavy downpours, with 2 to 4 inches of rain possible in these storms. The NWS says this could result in flooding. A flash flood watch means conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Other hazards expected from any severe thunderstorms today include damaging wind and large hail. The NWS says isolated tornadoes are also possible today. The greatest risk for these…
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Damaging wind, large hail, downpours all possible in storms today.
UPDATED: 12:45 P.M. The region will finally get a break from the heat on Thursday, but not before a round of severe thunderstorms barrels through today and tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of Massachusetts, including Sudbury, in effect until 9 p.m. Residents can expect the formation of severe storms immediately, with storms becoming more numerous as the afternoon progresses. Some storms will likely have damaging wind, large hail and torrential downpours. The risk of these severe storms will diminish as the sun sets, but strong storms will still be a possibility with flash flooding a main concern. In these storms, the NWS says locations may receive 2 to 3 inches of rain in a short period …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Heat indices may hit 103 degrees on Wednesday.
There's no doubt the next two days will feel hot, hot, hot. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Sudbury, which goes into effect from noon to 7 p.m. on Wednesday. With temperatures expected to reach the lower 90s and dew points in the 60s, forecasters are calling for heat indices to hit the century mark, going as high as 103 degrees. A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create the possibility of heat illnesses. Long durations outside are discouraged during this period. People who are outside are encouraged to stay hydrated. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent breaks in …