Sunday, October 28, 2012
There is a high wind watch in effect Monday morning through Monday night.
The latest forecasts show earliest effects from Hurricane Sandy hitting before the morning commute Monday, with high wind and flood watches in effect from Monday morning through the night. Sunday, the National Weather Service issued the warnings for Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. WHDH's Jeremy Reiner said the worst of Sandy should be from 9 a.m. Monday until 2 a.m. Tuesday. "Within this period is our greatest risk of wind damage/power loss," Reiner wrote on his blog, noting that many towns will experience wind gusts over 40 miles per hour. Coastal cities and towns may see wind gusts between 50-60 mph and even some wind gusts near 70mph out on the Cape and Islands. Reiner said the speed of the wind isn't as great a concern as the…
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A multi-hazard weather event is in store for Tuesday afternoon and night and into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Potential hazards include heavy rain, strong winds, high tides, and the possibly of isolated severe thunderstorms.
The National Weather Service has forecast heavy rain, strong winds and the potential of thunderstorms for the Sharon area Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. There is a wind advisory and hazardous weather outlook in place. The worst of the storm is projected to be Tuesday evening and into Wednesday. According to the NWS: The weather settles down after that. Thursday and Friday will be mostly sunny. Temperatures will be in the mid 60s on Thursday and the low 70s on Friday. Click here to see a complete forecast.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The wet weather likely will stick around all week.
Saturday's storm brought about 2 inches of rain to the region, with more coming. The region received about 2 inches of rain as of 10:26 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service in Taunton reported on its website. No local storm damage was reported. The upcoming week looks damp, too. There's a 50 percent chance of showers today [Sunday], the weather service said. Monday and Tuesday have a slight chance of showers, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday through Saturday of this upcoming week.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Severe thunderstorms expected to bring torrential rainfall later today and tonight.
The National Weather Service is predicting a rough day for Massachusetts residents, including Sharon, and said earlier today they plan to release weather watches as the day progresses. The first watch has just been issued for flash flooding. The flash flood watch will go into effect at 4 p.m. The region can expect thunderstorms later today, with some being severe. These storms may produce heavy downpours, with 2 to 4 inches of rain possible in these storms. The NWS says this could result in flooding. A flash flood watch means conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Other hazards expected from any severe thunderstorms today include damaging wind and large hail. The NWS says isolated tornadoes are also possible today. The …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Severe storms are predicted after 3 p.m., with frequent lightning, heavy downpours, large hail and damaging winds, according to the National Weather Service.
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. The National Weather Service now says storms may roll through Sharon as early as 3 p.m. There may be some localized street flooding during these storms, as heavy downpours are expected. *** While it is a beautiful sunny day at 2 p.m. with blue skies, the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the eastern part of Massachusetts. The National Weather Service said radar is indicating there may be severe, scattered storms between 5 and 8 p.m. These storms are expected to include strong to damaging winds, large hail, heavy downpours and frequent lightning. The severe thunderstorm watch area is for most of Southern New England. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
National Weather Service issues heat advisory for 1 to 7 p.m.
Sharon could hit 100 degrees today for the first time this summer. AccuWeather and the National Weather Service in Taunton both forecast high temperatures in the high 90s: AccuWeather at 98 degrees and the weather service at 97. Sharon's previous high this summer was 96 degrees, during all three days of the heat wave that ran from June 20 to June 22. At 10:22 a.m., the weather service issued a heat advisory for the Sharon area, among others, for 1 to 7 p.m. The agency is recommending drinking lots of fluids, staying in air conditioned rooms and minimizing work outside. During the 2012 summer's first heat wave, last month, Sharon officials recommended two cooling centers: the Sharon Public Library and the Sharon Adult Center and Council on …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Second heat wave of summer expected to start today.
After about an hour of showers this morning, the sun and temperatures are rising in Sharon. The summer of 2012's second heat wave is expected to start today, the National Weather Service in Taunton reports. Three straight days of at least 90 degrees is a heat wave. The season's first heat wave started last Wednesday, the first day of summer, and ended last Friday. Today's high temperature should hit 94 degrees, according to the weather service's website. Sharon should hit the same mark Saturday, the weather service says. Sunday should be a touch cooler, 92 degrees. The forecast for Tuesday -- when Sharon holds its Independence Day festivities and fireworks -- is for mostly sunshine, with daytime temperatures around 84 degrees, dropping to …
Temperature shoots back up as June winds down.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Is there something missing from the list? Add it in the comment section. 1. The National Weather Service in Taunton says Sharon's second heat wave of the summer (three straight days of 90 degree temperatures) starts today. Sharon Patch will have a story later today. 2. With the NBA Draft Thursday night comes a question: who was the best basketball player (male and female) in Sharon High history? 3. Who else attended Thursday night's opening reception for "Cutting Edge Nature: Fusions of Flight and Foliage," the Moose Hill Gallery's newest exhibit? Sharon Patch has photos and video coming. 4. "The Amazing Spider-Man" …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Showers and thunderstorms should arrive mainly after 4 p.m., the National Weather Service in Taunton says.
It's time for Sharon residents to trade their beach umbrellas for standard ones. After two-and-a-half days of beating the heat and humidity by swimming in pools and in Lake Massapoag, the community will get drenched starting this afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will hit Sharon today, mainly after 4 p.m., the National Weather Service in Taunton says. Heavy rain is expected mainly after 10 p.m., according to the agency's website. The rain will continue on Saturday, with a break Sunday before returning on Monday and possibly Tuesday. The temperature is expected to drop with the rain. Saturday's high of near 82 degrees would end the first heat wave of 2012. Three straight days of 90 degrees or more constitutes an official heat …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The National Weather Service in Taunton now says the 90-degree weather continues Friday.
Sharon now faces its first heat wave of 2012. The National Weather Service in Taunton is forecasting a high temperature of 94 degrees on Friday. Three straight days of 90 degrees or more is considered an official heat wave. A list of Sharon cooling centers is here. The Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging has received one request for heat-related assistance, Executive Director Norma Simons Fitzgerald said today. The adult center responded, with help from the Friends of the Sharon Council on Aging, she said. Fitzgerald also passed along this information from the National Institutes of Health. Meanwhile, Norwood Hospital reported no increase in heat-related illnesses, but physicians still advised residents to stay out of the heat. “In …