Friday, February 22, 2013
The snow is expected to be heavy and may cause power outages.
UPDATE Feb. 21, 10:00 p.m.- Another weekend snowstorm is expected to blanket the region as forecasters are predicting Norwood could get 6-10 inches of snow Saturday and Sunday. According to WHDH meteorologist Pete Bouchard, snowfall is predicted to begin Saturday afternoon and will continue through midday Sunday. "After midnight, the storm will get a little meatier. Snow intensity will increase into Sunday morning. Heavy snow through Sunday morning. Tapering to flurries by mid afternoon on Sunday," Bouchard writes in his weather blog. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Norfolk County as of 5:05 p.m. Thursday. They are calling for the region to get 6-10 inches of snow. The snow is expected to be heavy …
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 Norwood. 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 …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The MSPCA offers some common sense rules to help avoid tragedy with your pets.
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Thursday, January 24
With temperatures below zero overnight and the cold expected to continue in Norwood this week, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) offers these tips to make sure your pets are kept safe during extreme winter conditions. Editor's note: This information was provided by the MSPCA. Have any other tips for keeping your pet safe and comfy in the cold weather? Let us know in the comments.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Take a photo out your window right now - office, home, classroom, whatever - and upload it to Norwood Patch!
Norwood woke up in a winter white this morning for the second time this season, and we want to see what it looks like near you! Above you see the view from Norwood Patch HQ - hey, that rhymed. Let's get a picture of what the town looks like, before the rain predicted for this afternoon washes it all away again. Snap a photo out the window or door of your home, office, classroom, whatever and upload it by clicking the big button above this text. Cell phone cameras work just fine! If you can't upload, email your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, January 2, 2013
The coldest air of the winter is moving in on Wednesday, but expected to move out by the weekend.
The coldest air of the winter to date - by far - is moving in to Norwood on Wednesday. Windchills are expected to be close to zero on Wednesday morning and possibly below zero on Thursday morning, which will be the coldest day since last February. The National Weather Service said that Wednesday morning's low temperature would be about 10 degree and Thursday morning's low temperature will be about 7 degrees with a wind chill of -2 degrees. The windchill temperature on Wednesday morning will be near 0, according to WHDH Chief Meteorlogist Pete Bouchard in his most recent blog, because of "a steady (not strong) breeze." "And although Thursday morning is colder, there isn't a lot of wind," he said. "Sun will dominate the short term forecast …
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!
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Strong coastal storm may affect region between Monday and Wednesday.
For those of you dreaming of a white Christmas, this forecast is what you've been waiting for. According to the National Weather Service, there is a chance for accumulating snow next week as a coastal storm develops between Monday and Wednesday. An active weather pattern is expected to begin Sunday and continue through the middle of next week. There's a possibility of snow and/or ice, with significant amounts if temperatures remain cold enough. The NWS is currently predicting a 50 percent chance of rain and snow Monday night and Tuesday. Timing of the storm is still uncertain, as is the type of precipitation and any potential hazards. Norwood Patch will keep you updated on any weather-related hazards in town.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Editor Kelly Glista took a drive through town mid-day Monday to see what, if any, impact the storm has had thus far.
As Hurricane Sandy begins to bear down on New England, this is what a drive through Norwood looked like as of about 1 p.m. on Monday. Keep updated with Norwood Patch's breaking news updates, and be sure to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages. Seen a Sandy-related hazard around town? Tell us in the comments!