Saturday, December 29, 2012
Storm is making a stronger push to the north and west.
What had been forecast to be a moderate winter storm for Reading, North Reading and the Greater Boston area is beginning to pickup momentum and could wind up packing a pretty good wallop. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service is now calling for Reading, North Reading and the surrounding area to get 4-8 inches of snow. Snow is expected to continue through the night and a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until Sunday at 7 a.m. Visibility on the roads is limited and fog is expected to roll in around midnight to 2 a.m. making it worse. The low temperature tonight will be around 28 degrees. There will also be steady north winds overnight around 16 mph. The snow may initially be mixed with rain near the coast, according to …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Snow will fall during most of Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
Reading may see 2 to 4 inches of snow over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. NWS has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the area with snow showers expected Friday night and steady snow on Saturday. The steady snow should taper off by 5 p.m. Saturday and then snow showers are expected Saturday night. The snowy conditions will be joined by fog and winds that may exceed 20 mph. NWS said there is a “moderate to high probability that winter weather advisorires will be needed for a portion of southern New England.” The heaviest snowfall should hit southeastern Massachusetts, but NWS warned that a shift in the storm track could result in changes in the type of precipitation and amount.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Storm dumps close to five inches before turning to rain; no major incidents are reported. More snow may be on the way Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
The slippery, slushy mess on Tuesday caused a few minor incidents on the roads, and now North Reading residents need to look ahead to another snowstorm at the end of the week. Close to five inches of snow fell Tuesday before turning to sleet around 2 p.m. and then rain Tuesday night. The snow that was on the roadways turned to slush and ice overnight and into Wednesday, requiring crews from the Department of Public Works to treat those surfaces. Police reported a few minor spinouts and cars off the road, including one that slid into a utility pole on Tower Hill Road and Hill Street around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. There were no injuries in any of the incidents Tuesday or Wednesday morning, according to police. Police and the North Reading Fire …