A winter storm is headed to the area and could make driving hazardous on Saturday.
A winter storm is headed toward New England and could bring snow and rain to the Cape Saturday. 7News meteorologists are predicting Falmouth to get between 1 to 2 inches of snow in the storm that is expected to start on Saturday afternoon and spread into the early hours of Sunday. The good news is that snow removal shouldn’t be a backbreaking endeavour. CBSBoston’s Todd Gutner said the snow will be “dry and fluffy for most,” though he warned that driving could be hazardous at times on Saturday.
MEMA offers tips on how to prepare for winter storms.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Last week marked the official start of winter. Although temperatures have been in the 40s in recent days, the forecast in New England is unpredictable—to say the least. “Before snow, ice and severe winter weather hit the region, it is important that you take the proper steps to ensure the safety of your family and home,” says Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Director Kurt Schwartz. Understand the winter terminology used by weather forecasters: 1. Winter Storm Watch – Be alert, a storm is likely. 2. Winter Storm Warning – Take action, the storm is in or entering the area. 3. Blizzard Warning – Snow and strong winds combined will produce blinding snow, near zero visibility, deep drifts, and life-threatening …