Monday, January 28, 2013
Forecasters are warning the timing of an approaching snowstorm may make Monday afternoon and evening commute slippery.
There may be an inch of snow on the ground on Monday evening during the evening commute, according to forecasters at WHDH-TV. "Don't expect a ton of snow, but a general 1-3" falls late Monday afternoon, through the evening, producing slick roads, perhaps in time for the ride home from work," writes meterologist Chris Lambert in his blog. Even though not much snow will fall, Lambert said that the snow "will create slick spots on the roads Monday evening and Monday night." The National Weather Service forecasts that the snow will start between 3-5 p.m. in Watertown. The precipitation will change over to sleet later in the evening. Based on the forecast, the weather service has issued a winter weather advisory that runs from 1 p.m. on Monday …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Watertown now expected to get more than 3 inches of snow from today's storm.
The latest forecast from the National Weather Service, released at 7 a.m., predicts that Watertown will get more than 3 inches of snow today, followed by freezing rain and rain as temperatures rise. Eastern Massachusetts will receive 3 to 6 inches of snow, with higher snowfall as you get closer to the New Hampshire border. As the precipitation turns from snow to freezing rain, the area could get up to 1/10th of an inch of ice, according to the NWS winter weather advisory. By mid- to late-afternoon, the freezing rain is expected to turn to rain. Untreated roads will be slippery, and flooding could be a problem in areas with poor street drainage, according to the winter weather advisory.
Monday, January 17, 2011
The National Weather Service predicts Watertown will get about 2.5 inches of snow, followed by rain and freezing rain.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Tuesday with 2 to 6 inches of snow expected to fall on the Boston area, followed by sleet and freezing rain. The winter weather advisory, issued by the National Weather Service at 4:10 p.m. on Monday, runs from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service advisory said snow and “possibly a brief period of sleet or freezing rain” is forecasted for Tuesday. Two to six inches of snow is forecasted, with the total likely to be the lower end of the range in Watertown. Snow is expected to begin between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. and change to rain by late Tuesday afternoon. Drivers are cautioned that untreated roads will become slippery by Tuesday afternoon. After the changeover to rain, there may …