Monday, June 17, 2013
Parts of the state also in a flood warning.
Have outdoor plans Monday afternoon or evening? If so, keep an eye to the sky. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for most of Massachusetts. The Cape and Islands are not in the watch area. A weak cold front is expected to approach Monday afternoon allowing for scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop. "This cool front is a slow mover up in northern New England right now," WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Reiner said on his blog. "This slow moving front will settle into our part of the world very late this afternoon, bringing a chance of some scattered t-storms." The NWS says a few of the storms will become strong to severe, with large hail, damaging wind gusts and cloud-to-ground lightning. Heavy rainfall is…
Friday, May 10, 2013
The National Weather Service storm survey indicated that a weak tornado did move through Stoughton Thursday afternoon.
Article updated at 2:45 p.m. on May 10: Preliminary storm survey results issued by the National Weather Service on Friday morning indicate that yes, a weak tornado did in fact hit Stoughton Thursday afternoon, May 9. More from the National Weather Service: The National Weather Service Office in Taunton conducted a storm survey [Friday] morning in Stoughton. Results of the survey indicate a high end EF0 tornado moved through Stoughton on Washington St. Thursday afternoon approximately 4:33 p.m. On the enhanced Fujita Scale an EFO tornado has wind speeds that range from 65 to 85 m.p.h. The tornado had a brief touch down and caused damage at the Bay State Pre-Owned Ford dealership at 1776 Washington St. (Route 138) and brought down a couple …
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TORNADO IN STOUGHTON? Did a tornado hit Stoughton late Thursday afternoon? Yes, says the National Weather Service, who conducted a storm survey Friday morning. What appeared to be a funnel cloud came down at the Bay State Pre-Owned Ford dealership at 1776 Washington St. on Route 138 around 4:45 p.m on Thursday, May 9, causing damage to several vehicles in the lot, destroying a bay garage door, and lifting a part of the roof. Stoughton firefighter Scott Mellyn said that the funnel cloud was visible from their Freeman Street station in the downtown. The Stoughton Police Department came to the Bay State Ford location and inspected the damage. The dispatcher there said that the police could not confirm it was a tornado at the time. But, …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Stoughton is expecting as much as 18 inches of snow or more from this lingering storm. See how many inches have fallen in this area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Stoughton area over the past three days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of the Stoughton area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Stay up to date with the latest on this weekend's winter storm.
A storm called "Nemo" is expected to cause all sorts of problems this weekend. Stay up to date with the latest storm-related information here (some information courtesy of Stoughton town officials): SUNDAY UPDATES * Library Director Pat Basler said the Stoughton Public Library plans to open at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 * Fire Chief Mark Dolloff reports that as of 4:33 p.m. Sunday, only 18 customers are without power in Stoughton as a result of this weekend's storm. * The Public Service agencies of Stoughton would like to ask the residents to please clear away the snow from the street drains near your home. The Stoughton area is expecting 3/4 inch of rain fall on Monday. * There will be no school Monday in Stoughton, as the town …
Thanks to the blizzard, Stoughton is expecting upwards of 2 feet of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
Saturday, February 9
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 Stoughton Patch's coverage area.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Meteorologists are projecting Friday's storm will produce as much as 2 feet of snow for much of Massachusetts, including Stoughton. This area is under a blizzard warning, according to the National Weather Service.
Almost 35-years to the day of the anniversary of the Blizzard of '78, the Boston area is expected to get walloped by another snowstorm, which may drop as much as a foot or two of snow this Friday into Saturday. Local meteorologists are projecting about 2 feet of snow for the Boston area, including Stoughton. This area is under a blizzard warning, from Friday morning until Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. WHDH Channel 7 projects 16-24 inches for this storm, with isolated areas getting around 30 inches; WCVB Channel 5 projects 12-24 inches; WBZ Channel 4 projects 18-24+ inches, with some areas getting as much as 30 inches; and FOX 25 projects more than a foot. According to the National Weather Service, "snow …
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…
Monday, October 22, 2012
It's still too early to know for sure whether Sandy will visit New England.
Meteorologists are now saying that many models are showing Tropical Storm Sandy will head off to sea after becoming a hurricane before reaching New England early next week, but there are still some models that show it could turn toward the east coast. It’s still too early to know for sure. The National Hurricane Center is predicting Sandy will become a category 1 hurricane on Wednesday when it hits Jamaica. On his weather blog on the 7News website, Chris Lambert said the storm will likely head for open waters of the Atlantic after hitting the Bahamas later this week, but it’s still early and there is a shot it may head toward New England and hit this area on Monday or Tuesday of next week. Lambert wrote: These models are relying on a …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Five Things You Need to Know Today: Freeze Warning Issued for Stoughton Area; Stoughton High Volleyball to "Dig for a Cure"; South Elementary School Pumpkin Patch; and more...
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Freeze Warning Issued for Stoughton Area With temperatures forecast to drop below freezing in the overnight hours Friday into Saturday, the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for the area, in effect from 2 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. Below freezing temperatures and widespread frost will kill sensitive vegetation, and it should deal a blow to the mosquito population, curbing the EEE threat many towns in the area have dealt with since July. Temperatures will reach the low to mid-50s Friday, with temperatures falling to the low 30s in the overnight hours. The high is expected to be in the…