Saturday, February 23, 2013
National Weather Service now says 2-4 inches this weekend, with 3 to 6 in the hills.
Less snow than expected is headed this way. The National Weather Service in Taunton has reduced its forecast to two to four inches, with three to six inches in the hills. Friday's forecast had snowfall totals as high as 10 inches in some areas of Massachusetts. The weather service has issued a winter weather advistory for this area from 3 this afternoon to midnight Sunday.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Think you know how much snow fell on Norwood during the blizzard? Check the latest totals to see if you're right!
It's been a blustery weekend of wind, snow and chilling temperatures - all the perfect ingredients for a memorable blizzard. So, now that all is said and done, how much snow fell on Norwood? Norwood saw a total of 25.4 inches of snow from the storm this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The measurement was taken at 9:56 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Does the snowfall total surprise you? Do you think the blizzard lived up to the hype? Let us know in the comments section below!
Thursday, February 7, 2013
White out conditions are expected as the storm intensifies.
What began as a blizzard watch for the Norwood area has now been upgraded to a blizzard warning. The National Weather Service issued the warning for the majority of Eastern Massachusetts Thursday afternoon, as it anticipates about 2 feet of snow to descend upon the area Friday into Saturday. "White out conditions are anticipated as roads become snow-covered by the Friday evening commute," the warning states. "Strong north-northeast winds are anticipated with gusts up to around 60 miles per hour, resulting in blowing and drifting of snow. Damage to trees and structures along with scattered power outages are anticipated." Residents can expect the potential of snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and wind gusts of more than 20 miles per …
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 …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The National Weather Service says the morning commute should be affected.
Winter's timeout will end Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service in Taunton today said 2 to 4 inches of snow are expected in Southeastern Mass. The agency has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Wednesday in the area. The January thaw is over. Temperatures in the 40s and 50s, approaching 60 some days, were recorded for much of the past week. The snow should slow the Wednesday morning commute, the weather service said. Stay with Norwood Patch for news on any weather-related hazards or cancellations!
Thursday, January 3, 2013
How to deal with cold temperatures in the area.
The National Weather Service is predicting the cold temperatures will stick around the rest of this week. Here are some tips, courtesy of the NWS, to keep in mind during this Arctic cold. 1. Minimize outdoor activities, especially for the elderly and very young. 2. Dress in several layers of loose-fitting clothing rather than a single layer of heavy clothing. 3. Wear a hat, mittens and waterproof boots. Cover your mouth with a scarf to protect your lungs. 4. When using heating sources such as fireplaces, wood stoves and space heaters, be sure to ventilate them correctly. 5. Test smoke alarms and keep carbon monoxide detectors handy. 6. Bring pets out of the cold. Don't assume they can handle the cold. If you are not warm, they are not …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A hazardous weather outlook for Thursday by the National Weather Service shows lots of precipitation hitting Norwood.
According to the National Weather Service, Norwood may see snow, sleet and rain in the next 24 hours. The NWS is forecasting rain and snow for tonight turning to all rain after midnight. A hazardous weather outlook for the area states: "Snow and sleet tonight will change to rain Thursday. Some accumulation is possible before the changeover. Rain... heavy at times Thursday may result in minor urban flooding." New snow accumulation should amount to less than half an inch in the Norwood area. Where in town do you avoid when the weather is bad? Do you see flooding in certain spots? Tell us in the comments!