Monday, March 18, 2013
Up to 8 inches could fall in town on Monday night and during the day Tuesday.
Spring begins Wednesday, but Old Man Winter wants to get in one more whack before winter goes away. Forecasters predict as much as 8 inches of snow could fall on Watertown today and Tuesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Storm Warning beginning at 9 p.m. Monday and lasting through 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Look out for heavy snow and ice, and between 4 and 8 inches of snow, according the NWS warning. Snow will likely make Tuesday morning's commute a difficult one, the NWS warns. WHDH Channel 7 meteorologist Jeremy Reiner predicts that snow will begin falling between 11 p.m. Monday and 1 a.m Tuesday. Channel 7's forecast calls for between 4 and 8 inches of snowfall. The line between the 2-4 inches area and the 4-8 inches area…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Watertown is expecting around a foot of snow 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 Watertown area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Watertown 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.
School officials called for a delayed opening due to the snow fall.
UPDATED at 7:25 a.m. The intitial announcement that Watertown Schools would be delayed were changed to a Snow Day on Friday. Notice of the delay was posted on the WBZ-TV website. Snow piled up overnight and continues to fall Friday morning.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting at least six inches of snow with a foot of snow possible.
Will Watertown get pummeled this weekend with more than a foot of snow or will it be a half-foot with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. The NWS said 6 inches of snow or more is possible and warned of heavy wet snow that may fall at 1 to 2 inches per hour. Snow may mix with rain in the Watertown area. The NWS warned that the heavy wet snow could bring down tree limbs and result in scattered power outages. Here is a look at the snowfall estimates for Watertown as of 7 a.m. Friday: Channel 7 meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote on his weather blog: Storm start-up still looks like Saturday afternoon. We'll still be able to get around and the amounts will …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Watertown could see up to a foot of snow.
Once again, the snow is melting, but don't put the shovels away because, once again, the weekend will bring us more snow. A new snowstorm is headed our way for Saturday and Sunday, and Watertown could see up to 12 inches of new snow before it's done. On his blog, WHDH meteorologist Pete Bouchard is calling for light rain along the coast Saturday with snow inland and snow everywhere by Sunday morning. There may also be some coastal flooding. "Heavy snow through early morning Sunday. Roads will be tough to travel, and yes, your flight will most likely be delayed or cancelled. (Although I don't run an airline, so I'll let them have the final word.)," Bouchard writes. As of Thursday morning, forecasts call for 8 to 12 inches of new snow in the…
Monday, February 11, 2013
We've got some rough estimates, but we need your measurements!
There's no doubt about it — the recent blizzard left quite a bit of snow for Watertown to clean up. But how much snow? Although the National Weather Service does not have an exact total for Watertown, snowfall amounts have been recorded for several surrounding towns, including Waltham, Brookline, Wellesley and West Roxbury. Averaging the snowfall provided by towns that border Watertown (Belmont, Waltham and Cambridge), the town likely received around 25 inches, or just over two feet. Did you take snowfall measurements in Watertown? How much snowfall did the city get? Tell us in the comments section below! In the meantime, here are the snowfall amounts for the nearby cities and towns (provided by the National Weather Service): For more …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Will you need help shoveling after the storm? Or, are you offering shoveling services? Let's try and help out our Watertown neighbors during the blizzard.
Will you need shoveling out after the storm? Are you a student looking to make some money shoveling today or tomorrow? The Watertown Fire Department has already suggested that people lend each other a hand during the storm. Let's get a list started of people offering shoveling/plow services. If you are looking to "donate" some shoveling, or even make a few dollars in exchange for a clear sidewalk, let us know. If you know someone who needs shoveling or wants to offer shoveling, have them post in the comment section below!
Friday, February 8, 2013
The snow is coming, and Patch wants to see your photos!
One of the biggest storms in years will hit Watertown Friday and Saturday, and we want to see what it looks like around Watertown during the blizzard. You can upload your photos of snow drifts and conditions during Nemo, as the storm has been dubbed by the Weather Channel. After the storm, add pics of snowmen, sledding as well as places that need to be shoveled or plowed. The town has a ordinance requiring businesses to shovel their sidewalks, and residents are supposed to clear their walks, too. See a troubled spot, put up a photo and let us know where it is. All you have to do is hit the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above the picture and add your pics. Follow the latest on the storm in the Watertown Patch Storm Center.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Stay up to date with the latest on this weekend's winter storm.
WATERTOWN PATCH STORM CENTRAL UPDATES, CLOSINGS & MORE: Saturday, Dec. 29: 10:15 p.m. Snow continues to fall steadily in Watertown, and about 4 inches has fallen on the streets of Watertown, according to official Patch measurements (using a yard stick!) What few cars have ventured onto the streets are crawling along, near Watertown Square. 7:50 p.m. The snow really started falling in Watertown around 4::30 p.m., and now is falling fast and heavy. It appears about 2 inches has accumulated on the ground. Scroll down for important phone numbers, websites and more. Stay with Watertown Patch as we keep you updated throughout the storm. For up-to-the-minute news on this and other stories follow Watertown Patch on Twitter and Facebook or …