Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The worst of the weather is expected to hit during the morning commute, according to forecasts.
It will be one messy commute for residents in Canton Tuesday morning. Anywhere from 2-4 inches will fall in Canton, according to WHDH Weather, with some areas west receiving anywhere from 4-8 inches. Snow is expected to mix with sleet and rain inland by midday. A winter storm warning was put into effect for Western Norfolk County from 2 p.m. Monday p.m. through 11 a.m. Tuesday. Meanwhile, a winter storm advisory was put into effect for Eastern Norfolk County through 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to WHDH. The good news? Tuesday's storm isn't classified as any of the following, according to WHDH Chief Meteorologist Pete Bouchard: a nor'easter, a blockbuster storm (which indicates more than one foot of snow), a coastal flooding event, a storm …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Canton is expecting close to a foot of snow from this week's storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Canton area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Canton Patch's coverage 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.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Anywhere from 3-5 inches of snow could fall in the area; a Winter Storm Watch is now in effect.
Another winter storm is headed Canton's way. Unlike the blizzard of 2013, though, this incoming storm is expected to bring only upwards of 3-5 inches of the white stuff. This storm will comprise a mix of wind, rain wet snow, the accumulations of which will take place mostly along and outside I-95 Thursday, according to WHDH. Moreover, it will take some time to reach the predicted snow accumulation, WHDH Meteorologist Jeremy Reiner wrote in his blog Wednesday: Tomorrow and into early Friday morning will be the brunt of the storm but I have to tell you---it won't behave like a classic winter storm where we get slammed with snow for 6-8 hours then we're done. It will be a slow, drawn out storm where it snows lightly (sometimes steadily) for …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
A look back at the complete storm coverage in Canton during the blizzard this past weekend.
Now that the Blizzard of 2013 has wound down, we wanted to give you a one-stop place where you can get all the coverage of the storm in Canton during the last several days. Get everything from our storm information center to the transcript of our live chat during the storm, and updates on Gov. Deval Patrick's travel ban during the storm. Here's the roundup of coverage from the blizzard: PHOTOS: The Blizzard of 2013 Canton Storm Center: Tracking the New England Blizzard Transcript: Blizzard of '13 Live Chat What Do You Think About Gov. Patrick’s Travel Ban? MAP: How Much Snow Has Fallen in Canton? Forecast Update: When Will the Blizzard End? TELL US: Did You Lose Power? Share Your Photos: How Much Snow Do You Have? Blizzard Snapshot: …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Thanks to the blizzard, Canton is expecting about two 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 Canton Patch's coverage area.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
We could see more than two feet of snow.
If you've been talking about what a calm winter we've had, you've spoken too soon. Just a couple days after the 35th anniversary of the Blizzard of '78, New England is expected to get a blizzard. The Canton area could see more than 2 feet of snow, the largest snow accumulation since 2010. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for most of eastern Massachusetts including Canton, calling it a "potential historic winter storm". Residents can expect the potential of snow falling at 3-to-4 inches per hour and wind gusts of more thsan 20 miles per hour. “I think it's time to prepare for the biggest storm since December 26th and 27th of 2010,” WHDH-TV chief meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote in his latest blog post. “For the snow…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Between 12 and 24 inches of snow accumulation is expected, beginning Friday morning.
As of Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for Canton and the rest of Massachusetts effective from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. According to NWS, heavy snow will impact much of eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with accumulation of 12 to 24 inches with the potential for blizzard conditions. Light snow is expected to begin by Friday morning and increase in intensity throughout the day with the heaviest snowfall occurring Friday night into Saturday morning. Snowfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour are possible during that time. Residents should be aware that travel will be dangerous and may become nearly impossible due to blowing and drifting snow, 25 to 25 mph winds with gusts up…
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" 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, meanwhile, has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Canton area effective at 1 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday. NWS forecasts that the snow will start between 3-5 p.m. in the Canton area. The precipitation will change over to sleet later in…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures in the single digits.
A snowy end to the week could herald more wintery conditions for Canton, according to the National Weather Service. The week kicked off with a wintry start, as several inches of snow landed on the area by Tuesday morning. While Tuesday night through Thursday are predicted to be clear, temperatures will climb only between 1 and 18 degrees. A chance of snow is predicted again for Friday and Saturday, with limited accumulation. According to the Center for Disease Control: When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge. Extremely cold temperatures often accompany a winter storm, so you may have to cope with power failures and icy roads. Although staying indoors as much as possible can …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Following these tips will help ensure that you survive the snow and ice season safely.
Friday, January 18
The following is a press release from the Snow & Ice Management Association. Falls account for more than one million injuries in the U.S. annually. There are four types of walking accidents with the most common is the slip and fall. That's the type of fall that happens when you fall due to snow or ice on the ground. "Every winter the hazards of driving in snow and icy conditions are noted, but rarely noted are the hazards of walking on snow and ice," said Martin B. Tirado, CAE, Executive Director of the Snow & Ice Management Association. "Slipping and falling while walking accounts for a large number of winter-related injuries and can have an impact on the quality of life for the injured person." SIMA, the national nonprofit organization …