Thursday, March 7, 2013
Snow is accumulating quickly in Easton.
This photo, taken by Easton Patch user Michelle Mcgee was taken mid-day Thursday as snow began to accumulate throughout the Shovel Town. For complete storm updates and coverage, click here. To post your own photos on Easton Patch, click here.
We'll keep you updated as a wintery mix hits the Shovel Town.
Friday 3 p.m. Here is tonight's forecast from the National Weather Service: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Click here to add your photos to our snow photo gallery. Friday 10:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says nearly two feet has fallen in the Shovel Town so far. Check out our interactive map. Friday 10 a.m. From the Town of Easton: Trash Update: Waste Management has cancelled trash/recycling pickup today (Friday). Pickup will take place on Saturday. Questions, comments, or requests for items to be included in future Town Crier mailings? …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Andover could see up to a foot of snow.
Once again, the snow is melting. But once again, don't put the shovels away. Because once again, the weekend is bringing us more snow. A new snowstorm is headed our way for Saturday and Sunday, and Easton 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 everywhere by Sunday morning. There may also be some coastal flooding. "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 …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Now that the storm is over, what is the final assessment?
Now that the Blizzard of 2013 is beyond us, it is time to dig out, break out the snow boots and the sleds. So, what was the final damage? According to the National Weather Service, the Shovel Town received just about two feet of snow: 23.0 inches to be exact. As far as surrounding towns, Norton received 22.5 inches, West Bridgewater received 17 inches, Foxborough received 29 inches, Wrentham received 26 inches, and Sharon received 15 inches. For a full list of town-by-town totals, click here.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The National Weather Service is warning Easton residents of high winds and high snow totals.
The National Weather Service issued a blizzard watch for Easton and the surrounding area from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. According to the National Weather Service, a blizzard watch means: A blizzard watch means there is a potential for considerable falling and/or blowing snow with sustained winds or frequent gusts over 35 mph and visibilities below 1/4 mile for at least three hours. White out conditions will be possible..making travel very dangerous. Be prepared to alter an travel plans. The Weather Service is predicting that it will begin snowing after 10 a.m. Friday. Gusts of wind could reach as high as 33 mph in the Shovel Town by Friday evening. Channel 7's Pete Bouchard is predicting 16-25 inches in and around Easton. …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
It's going to snow this weekend, but how much will we get?
The state and national news networks all agree on one thing, there is a storm coming to town for Friday and Saturday. What they don't agree on is how much snowfall you're going to see. As of 11 p.m. Tuesday night, estimates range from 3 inches to nearly 2 feet in Easton. A report from Jim Arnold, weather specialist with the Shrewsbury Management Agency, said the storm will likely begin Thursday and could leave 10 to 15 inches across the area. The Weather Channel said the storm will likely peak Friday night around 10 p.m. They are focusing on two very different possibilities, one that could dump nearly 2 feet in the Boston area, the other showing less than 3 inches. Fox25 is keeping their estimate in the middle. "The heaviest snow band …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
We want to see the snow that blanketed your yard or street.
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Tuesday, January 22
The snow came down last night. That means it's time to break out the shovel, sled, and a camera. Show us how the roads are out there, how things are looking in the back yard, or that great snow man or snow angel. Just click the "upload photo" button and post directly to the site.
Friday, January 11, 2013
You tell us, are you soaking in these spring-like temperatures or hoping to see snow in the forecast?
Let's face it - it's been a few years since a snowstorm has truly walloped the area, despite several inches in a recent storm. On top of that, the National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect high temperatures to stay in the mid-40s for the rest of the week and the New England Patriots may end up playing their rematch with the Houston Texans in sunny, 50-degree weather. So, we have to ask: Have you been loving this break from typical New England winter weather or are you in serious need of snowfall? Let us know in the comments section below.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Road hazards and more from the Easton Police Department
The following information was supplied by the Easton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Easton's emergency officials were hard at work late Saturday night into Sunday morning during a snowstorm that brought six inches of snow to the Shovel Town, according to Easton Police Logs. The road hazards began Saturday at 10:25 p.m. at the corner of Bay Road and Dean Street where wires came down and the area lost power. At 12:35 a.m. Sunday, a tree fell across the road on Foundry Street. The tree department responded to the scene. At 12:43 a.m. Sunday, a caller reported a power line down blocking half the road at Highland Street. An officer responded and reported a low cable wire. At …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Upload your pictures to this article to help us preserve the memories of the first snowfall of the season.
Winter has finally brought the first snowfall of the season. Share your pictures and video of snow thought the day by clicking on the "upload photos and video" button on the below the photo. Make sure you include a caption!