Monday, February 11, 2013
Think you know how much snow fell on Sharon during the blizzard? Check the latest totals to see if you're right!
It's been a blustery weekend of wind, snow and chilling temperatures - all the perfect ingredients for a memorable blizzard. So, now that all is said and done, how much snow fell on Sharon? Sharon saw a total of 15 inches of snow from the storm this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The measurement was taken at 9:56 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Does the snowfall total surprise you? Do you think the blizzard lived up to the hype? Let us know in the comments section below!
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Light, fluffy snow on rooftops can act as a sponge for rain, which is in the forecast for Monday. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency offers these tips.
With rain in Sharon's forecast for Monday, the Blizzard of '13 may not be finished wreaking havoc in Massachusetts. While temperatures dropped overnight on Friday resulting in light, fluffy snow, he Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) warns that fluffy snow piled high on roofs can act as a sponge, absorbing rain and adding additional stress to structures. Relatively flat roofs are particularly vulnerable, MEMA says. In other cases, roof ice dams have formed causing water build-up, leading to interior damage. These conditions can accelerate the snowmelt. To minimize the risk of over-stressing a building roof due to accumulated or drifting snow: Information from a release by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) …
A look back at the complete storm coverage in Sharon 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 Sharon 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: Sharon Storm Center: Tracking the New England Blizzard Transcript: Blizzard of '13 Live Chat TELL US: Did You Lose Power? Share Your Photos: How Much Snow Do You Have? What Do You Think About Gov. Patrick’s Travel Ban? Travel Ban Lifted Statewide as of 4 PM MAP: How Much Snow Has Fallen in Sharon? Forecast Update: When Will the Blizzard End? Blizzard …
Whether you measured snowfall totals through the use of lawn ornaments or yard sticks, we want to see your best Blizzard of 2013 photos!
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Find out when the snow will finally dwindle down.
There's no doubt much of the state saw blizzard-like conditions throughout the day Friday, prompting several cancellations and leading Gov. Deval Patrick to ban vehicles from the roadways as of 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. So when will the storm end? White-out conditions are expected to continue into the early morning hours on Saturday, according to the WHDH forecast. "Winds will gust near hurricane force (74 mph or better) at times along the coast as the storm rounds Nantucket and heads east," WHDH/7NEWS Chief Meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote in his blog Friday Snow is expected to slowly taper off to flurries by mid-to-late afternoon, according to WHDH's forecast Friday night. Temperatures will hover around 20-25 degrees. Storm totals …