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…
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 …
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
MEMA offers tips to help keep Massachusetts families safe.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
A winter storm in New England can range from a moderate snowfall over a few hours to a chilling Nor’easter, bringing blizzard conditions with blinding wind-driven snow that lasts several days. People can become stranded in their automobiles or trapped at home, without utilities or other services. The aftermath of a winter storm can have an impact on a community or the entire region for days, weeks or even months. Storm effects, in New England, include large snow accumulation, extremely cold temperatures, heavy, wet snow or icing on trees and powerlines, roof collapses, coastal flooding and beach erosion. Winter storms are also deceptive killers because most deaths are indirectly related to the actual storm. The major causes are …
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
The messy Monday storm getting cleaned up in Canton.
The first storm of the season, which dropped about 2.5 inches of the white stuff on Canton, is melting away today. With bright sunshine, and the help of the plows and shovels, traffic is flowing smoothly on Route 138 and Washington Street today. The streets and sidewalks are clear, and the plow drivers did not have much business Tuesday afternoon. A drastic change from Monday's icey conditions, which reaked havok on the rush-hour commute and caused quite a few accidents. Canton Police responded to seven car accidents on Monday afternoon and evening. Despite the chaos, the snow did make for a pretty, holiday scene. It will be a white Christmas after all.