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 inches 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 after 3 p.m. in Foxborough with precipitation changing 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. Monday …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, Jan. 22.
Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section! Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a chance of snow, mainly before 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -7. West wind 8 to 13 mph. The Foxborough Fire Department is now accepting applications for the …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Several inches of snow could fall in Eastern Massachusetts from the winter storm.
Forecasters say a snow storm is expected to roll into Eastern Massachusetts Monday, hitting the coast around 5 p.m. and dropping 3-5 inches of snow along the coast and 1-3 inches inland, according to the WHDH Channel 7 forecast. Most of the snow is expected to fall on Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch beginning Monday afternoon. In Foxborough, NWS calls for snow showers mainly after 4 p.m. Accumulation is expected to be less than a half an inch Monday afternoon/evening. Snow will continue overnight, mainly before 4 a.m. Tuesday and is expected to leave 1-3 inches in town. Snow is expected to continue Tuesday, mainly before 10 a.m. Daytime accumulation is expected to be less than an inch.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The National Weather Service says the morning commute should be affected.
Winter's timeout ends Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service in Taunton Tuesday said 2 to 5 inches of snow are expected in Central Mass. The agency has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday for Central Mass., Western Mass. and "Northeast Massachusetts away from the immediate coast." 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. In Foxborough, Wednesday's forecast calls for morning rain and snow, before becoming all rain after 2 p.m. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible in town.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
There is a high wind watch in effect Monday morning through Monday night.
The latest forecasts show earliest effects from Hurricane Sandy hitting before the morning commute Monday, with high wind and flood watches in effect from Monday morning through the night. Sunday, the National Weather Service issued the warnings for Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. WHDH's Jeremy Reiner said the worst of Sandy should be from 9 a.m. Monday until 2 a.m. Tuesday. "Within this period is our greatest risk of wind damage/power loss," Reiner wrote on his blog, noting that many towns will experience wind gusts over 40 miles per hour. Coastal cities and towns may see wind gusts between 50-60 mph and even some wind gusts near 70mph out on the Cape and Islands. Reiner said the speed of the wind isn't as great a concern as the…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Here's five things you need to know today in Foxborough: Expect more rain Thursday, Local Editor Jeremie Smith will be out of state until Tuesday and a local resident is running against cancer Sunday.
Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section! 1. Expect the Rain to Continue into Thursday in Foxborough Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for showers, mainly after 3 p.m. Areas of fog. High near 68. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Thursday night: Showers, mainly before 11 p.m. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 54. Calm wind. …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A multi-hazard weather event is in store for Foxborough Tuesday night and into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Potential hazards include heavy rain, strong winds, high tides, and the possibly of isolated severe thunderstorms.
The National Weather Service has forecast heavy rain, strong winds and the potential of thunderstorms for the Foxborough area Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. There is a wind advisory and hazardous weather outlook in place. The worst of the storm is projected to be Tuesday evening and into Wednesday. According to the NWS: The weather settles down after that. Thursday and Friday will be mostly sunny. Temperatures will be in the mid 60s on Thursday and the low 70s on Friday. Click here to see a complete forecast.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The National Weather Service is reporting large hail and heavy rain may accompany storms in the Foxborough area the next few days.
A stretch of warm and hazy weather conditions will likely lead to the possibility of heavy showers and thunderstorms over the next few days, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS is predicting severe weather in Foxborough, which may include hail, thunderstorms and heavy rain leading to flooding, over the next few days. Beginning Wednesday afternoon, the NWS says scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible in Foxborough, mainly after 4 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue Wednesday night into Thursday, according to the NWS, likely between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent and up to three quarters of an inch of rain is possible. Thursday's …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The wet weather likely will stick around all week.
Saturday's storm brought about 2 inches of rain to the region, with more coming. The region received about 2 inches of rain as of 10:26 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service in Taunton reported on its website. No local storm damage was reported. The upcoming week looks damp, too. There's a 50 percent chance of showers today [Sunday], the weather service said. Monday and Tuesday have a slight chance of showers, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday through Saturday of this upcoming week.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Severe thunderstorms expected to bring torrential rainfall later today and tonight.
The National Weather Service is predicting a rough day for residents of Massachusetts and said earlier today they plan to release weather watches as the day progresses. The first watch has just been issued for flash flooding. The flash flood watch will go into effect at 4 p.m. The region can expect thunderstorms later today, with some being severe. These storms may produce heavy downpours, with 2 to 4 inches of rain possible in these storms. The NWS says this could result in flooding. A flash flood watch means conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Other hazards expected from any severe thunderstorms today include damaging wind and large hail. The NWS says isolated tornadoes are also possible today. The greatest risk for …