Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch.
The National Weather Service office in Taunton has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Norwood and most of Massachusetts Thursday night through Saturday morning. Accumulation of six or more inches of snow is possible for Norwood. The snow is predicted to begin after 2 a.m. Friday, with rain and snow continuing throughout the day and into Saturday. Norwood Patch will keep you updated on any storm related hazards or cancellations.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through 6 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Norwood area through 6 p.m. Thursday. Impacts could be downed tree limbs or power lines, as well as damage to any unsecured objects outdoors. According to the NWS the strongest winds have already passed, but winds between 15 and 25 mph will continue through the day with gusts up to 50 mph. Have you seen any wind damage in Norwood this morning? Tell us in the comments or email a photo to Norwood@Patch.com!
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
CDC offers tips on keeping extreme cold at bay.
The National Weather Service predicts Norwood will feel some of the coldest temperatures of the season during the next 72 hours. An arctic blast of frigid air will cause evening temperatures to drop into the single digits and daytime highs will struggle to get out of the teens. "This will definitely be the coldest weather so far this season, and perhaps even colder than anything observed last winter," according to the NWS. The US Center’s for Disease Control & Prevention’s brochure, entitled “EXTREME COLD: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health & Safety,” provides a number of tips people can use to help combat the cold and its effects on homes, cars and people this week.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures in the single digits.
A snowy start to the week could herald more wintery conditions for Norwood, according to the National Weather Service. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 7 a.m. Tuesday, with a chance of snow predicted through 10 a.m. Slick roadways and poor visibility are possible, as well as blowing and drifting of snow due to the wind and the light nature of the precipitation. The Tuesday morning rush hour is expected to be impacted across New England. Tuesday night through Thursday are predicted to be clear, but with temperatures between 1 and 18 degrees. A chance of snow is predicted again for Friday and Saturday, with limited accumulation. According to the Centers for Disease Control: When winter temperatures drop significantly below …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Wind gusts could reach up to 50 mph.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Norfolk County, including Norwood, through Friday early morning. Hazards include strong Southwest winds between 15-25 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph. "Winds will increase during the morning hours and be strongest during the afternoon through early overnight," the advisory reads. "Winds will diminish prior to midnight Friday with the passage of a cold front." The NWS states that such winds can cause downed limbs and branches, as well as sporadic power outages. If you see a weather-related hazard around town that you think your neighbors should know about, let us know! Email Kelly Glista at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Wednesday evening into Thursday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Norfolk County, including Norwood, starting Wednesday afternoon. The storm watch is for snow, sleet, and freezing rain - with the possibility of 3-5 inches of accumulation between Wednesday and Thursday. "Snow is currently expected to overspread southern New England Wednesday afternoon and transition to a wintry mix Wednesday evening," reads the statement on the NWS website. "The heaviest precipitation should occur from late Wednesday into Thursday morning." The NWS also cautions drivers that the storm could cause slippery conditions and low visibility for the Wednesday evening and Thursday morning commutes. Norwood Patch will work to keep you updated on any weather-related …