Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for eastern Plymouth County until 9 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Wellesley and surrounding towns, effective from 5:23 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. They predicted up to to two inches of rain in less than an hour this evening, which could cause flash flooding particularly in urban areas and locations with poor drainage. A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation, and the NWS recommends monitoring later forecasts and to be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
Friday, April 12, 2013
The rain will stick around for the rest of Friday.
Rain rolled into Wellesley shortly before noon today and will likely stick around until after midnight tonight. With the chilly temperatures, the National Weather Service forecast calls for possible sleet between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. The rain is supposed to end by 1 a.m. Saturday. The weekend forecast looks much nicer, with sun and temps in the 50s. Know of activities or programs cancelled by today's rain? Share in the comment section below.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Up to 8 inches is forecasted for Monday night and Tuesday.
Spring officially begins Wednesday, but Old Man Winter seems to have planned at least one more whack before letting warmer weather in. Forecasters predict as much as 8 inches of snow could fall on Wellesley, starting tonight into Tuesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Storm Warning beginning at 9 p.m. Monday and lasting through 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Look out for heavy snow and ice, and between 4 and 8 inches of snow, according the NWS warning. Snow will likely make Tuesday morning's commute a difficult one, the NWS warns. WHDH Channel 7 meteorologist Jeremy Reiner predicts that snow will begin falling between 11 p.m. Monday and 1 a.m Tuesday. Channel 7's forecast calls for between 4 and 8 inches of snowfall in towns …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Fingers crossed that this is the last big snow of the season for Wellesley...
We want to see your snow photos! We know there are high hopes out there that this is Old Man Winter's one last gasp. That means you have one last shot (we hope!) this year to share you snowy Wellesley photos with us. Upload your shots to Wellesley Patch. The snow is a pain, but it's also beautiful and fun. Let's make the most of it and show off snow-coated Wellesley.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting at least six inches of snow with a foot of snow possible.
Will Wellesley get pummeled this weekend with more than a foot of snow or will it be a half-foot with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. The NWS said 6 inches of snow or more is possible and warned of heavy wet snow that may fall at 1 to 2 inches per hour. Snow may mix with rain in the Wellesley area. The NWS warned that the heavy wet snow could bring down tree limbs and result in scattered power outages. Here is a look at the snowfall estimates as of 10 a.m. Friday: Channel 7 meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote on his weather blog: Storm start-up still looks like Saturday afternoon. We'll still be able to get around and the amounts will be light …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Forecasters say we could get 8-12 inches of snow.
Once again, the snow is melting. But once again, don't put the shovels away: the weekend could bring more snow. A new snowstorm is headed our way for Saturday and Sunday, forecasters say, and Wellesley 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 across the region by Sunday morning. "Heavy snow through early morning Sunday. Roads will be tough to travel, and yes, your flight will most likely be delayed or cancelled. (Although I don't run an airline, so I'll let them have the final word.)," Bouchard writes. As of now, forecasts call for 8 to 12 inches of new snow in the towns west of Rte. 128.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Check here for updates from Patch, public safety personnel and residents as Massachusetts rides out the Blizzard of 2013.
Friday, February 8, 2013
As Winter Storm Nemo hits, a frosty Five Things you Need to Know.
1. Snow, in case you hadn't heard. The National Weather Service is expecting 1 to 3 inches of snow during the day, and 14 to 20 overnight. A 100 percent chance of precipitation with highs between 34ºF and 20ºF. As cancelations and closings come in, you can keep an eye on Patch's Storm Center for more information. 2. Keep your cell phone charged. If you lose power, you can catch up with Patch on be sure to our mobile Apps for your smartphone or tablet. Alternately, 'like' Wellesley Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. 3. Wellesley Public Schools has are closed today, according to CBS Local. Wellesley College and Babson College are also both closed, and Mass. Bay Community College is closed through Sunday. As we hear of other closings…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Here's the latest on how you need to prepare for Winter Storm Nemo in Wellesley.
Looks like Nemo is going to find us ... (Come on, you knew we couldn't get through this storm without at least a few Pixar references). As the day of Winter Storm Nemo's arrival draws closer, the forecasts aren't getting any less hairy. Looking at a couple of accumulation maps reveals that 16 inches for the Wellesley area appears to be the bare minimum. Eighteen inches minimum actually shows up on more maps, and the maximum numbers are at two feet or more. Fox 25 meteorologist Kevin Lemanowicz told Patch via a tweet that he'd recommend people head home by 3 p.m. Friday ("to be safe"), especially if they plan to use the T. If you drive to and from work, plan to be home around noon, Fox 25 Meteorologist Shiri Spear said on a morning newscast…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
CDC offers tips on keeping extreme cold at bay.
The National Weather Service predicts Wellesley 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 U.S. 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.