Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Forecasters say the storm could be a doozy, with forecasts of 1 foot, 2 feet or more!
[UPDATED: Feb. 6, 4:05 p.m.] A big winter storm will hit Watertown Friday, and the question facing weather forecasters is exactly how much snow will fall on Watertown and surrounding communities? UPDATE - 4:05 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for Watertown and surrounding areas from Friday night through Saturday morning. According to the watch, "The worst of the storm will be Friday night into Saturday morning," with snowfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour possible. "Travel may become nearly impossible with blowing and drifting snow." Several news outlets can agree that a minimum accumulation of 18 inches is headed this way, but the maximum accumulation numbers vary. UPDATE - 3:33 p.m.: The Weather Channel …
Friday, January 20, 2012
The National Weather Service forecast calls for 2-4 inches of snowfall in the Watertown area, ending before 4 p.m.
Thursday night's snowfall was just the start of the winter weather, as the National Weather Service forecasts a snowstorm that will hit Watertown early Saturday, dumping 2 to 4 inches of snow through the day. The snow should start falling after midnight tonight and be finished by 4 p.m. Saturday, the NWS forecast says. Snow will accumulate quickly on the cold pavement, which could make travel treacherous, especially on untreated roadways, according to the Winter Weather Advisory sent out by the National Weather Sevice. The high is expected to be 25 degrees, with winds of 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Watertown could get more than three inches of snow in Friday's storm.
A coastal storm could bring dump three to five inches of snow over most of Southern New England starting tonight, with the heaviest snow falling during the Friday morning commute. “Snow covered roads will create hazardous travel conditions,” the National Weather Service warned in a weather advisory issued early this morning. “The morning commute may be significantly impacted.” The service also warned that an arctic air mass is likely to bring subzero temperatures to much of southern New England on Saturday and Sunday nights. Daytime temperatures are not expected to get out of the teens on Sunday. Forecasters are also tracking a winter storm for the middle part of next week.