Friday, February 22, 2013
Some areas of Massachusetts could see another foot of snow this weekend, but forecasters are predicting only 1 to 3 inches on the Cape.
Once again, the snow is melting. But once again, don't put the shovels away. Because once again, the weekend is bringing us more snow. A new snowstorm is headed towards the Bay State Saturday and Sunday, and some areas 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. Bouchard is predicting accumulations of 1 to 3 inches on the Cape. There could also be a chance for coastal flooding in some areas.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Thanks to the blizzard, Falmouth is expecting up to a foot of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows snowfall in the past 24 hours. It is updated every 6 hours. This is not a map showing overall snow depth: It only tracks the amount of snow that has fallen in the past day. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Falmouth Patch's coverage area.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Take a photo out your window right now - office, home, classroom, whatever - and upload it to Falmouth Patch!
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Tuesday, January 22
Falmouth woke up in a winter white this morning, we want to see what it looks like near you! Above you see the view from Falmouth Patch HQ. Let's get a picture of what the town looks like coated with snow. 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.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Snow and high winds are in the forecast for Falmouth today.
Snow showers are possible in Falmouth today, mainly between 9am and 2pm, according to the National Weather Service. Today will be cloudy, then will gradually become mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Forecasts call for an inch or two of snow for Barnstable. A Wind Advisory is in effect today for Barnstable County through 8 p.m. Winds 25 to 35 MPH are expected with gusts up to 55 MPH; the strongest winds will hit the Cape between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. today. Measured snow totals from across the region are available on the National Weather Service's website.
Friday, December 14, 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.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Rain and snow are expected to fall all day on Saturday.
Falmouth is set to have a very messy winter Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the area with showers likely after midnight tonight, and rain throughout the morning that changes over to snow sometime after 1pm Saturday. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent. The forecast also calls for blustery conditions Saturday night and snow before 11pm. The wet, snowy conditions will be joined by winds that may exceed 20 mph. The heaviest snowfall should hit southeastern Massachusetts, but NWS warned that a shift in the storm track could result in changes in the type of precipitation and amount.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Black ice, frozen wipers and iced locks - here's a few steps to prepare for heading out on dangerous winter roads.
With the potential for significant snowfall to hit parts of the state today and this weekend, the Massachusetts State Police remind motorists of several basic strategies to stay safe in snowy weather. Please remember the following tips this weekend and throughout the coming months: Information from Mass. State Police.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The National Weather Service says there have only been a few snowless Decembers -- and the last one was in 1973.
This December will likely go down as one of the least snowy in history, according to the National Weather Service. A barely-visible tarce of snow has been reported since the start of the month in the Boston area. The National Weather Service told the Globethat's only happened five times before in recorded weather history and the last time was 1973. It seems like a natural coda to an unseasonably warm fall -- ranked as one of warmest on record by the National Weather Service. Similarly, December is running about over 5 degrees above normal, the Globe reports. For the record, the Farmer's Almanac has predicted a mild, wet -- not snowy -- winter in New England. But the forecast for the rest of this week does have a chance of snow on …