Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The worst of the weather is expected to hit during the morning commute, according to forecasts.
It will be one messy commute for residents in the Sharon area Tuesday morning. Anywhere from 2-4 inches will fall in the Sharon area, according to WHDH Weather, with some areas west receiving anywhere from 4-8 inches. Snow is expected to mix with sleet and rain inland by midday. A winter storm warning was put into effect for Western Norfolk County from 2 p.m. Monday p.m. through 11 a.m. Tuesday. Meanwhile, a winter storm advisory was put into effect for Eastern Norfolk County through 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to WHDH. The good news? Tuesday's storm isn't classified as any of the following, according to WHDH Chief Meteorologist Pete Bouchard: a nor'easter, a blockbuster storm (which indicates more than one foot of snow), a coastal flooding…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Sharon is expecting close to a foot of snow from this week's storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Sharon area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Sharon Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
Plows, snow blowers and shoveling on every road and drive.
Another snowstorm for 2013. Sharon Patch caught up with one South Main Street resident, Roman Canes, who said he likes the snow as he shoveled his driveway clear. He had already shoveled more than half his long driveway and was still smiling and not winded at all. Tired of the snow already? Or do you want more of it to finish out the winter? Let us know in the comments section below and upload your best snow photos by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos"!
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Anywhere from 3-5 inches of snow could fall in the area; a Winter Storm Watch is now in effect.
Another winter storm is headed Sharon's way. Unlike the blizzard of 2013, though, this incoming storm is expected to bring only upwards of 3-5 inches of the white stuff. This storm will comprise a mix of wind, rain wet snow, the accumulations of which will take place mostly along and outside I-95 Thursday, according to WHDH. Moreover, it will take some time to reach the predicted snow accumulation, WHDH Meteorologist Jeremy Reiner wrote in his blog Wednesday: Tomorrow and into early Friday morning will be the brunt of the storm but I have to tell you---it won't behave like a classic winter storm where we get slammed with snow for 6-8 hours then we're done. It will be a slow, drawn out storm where it snows lightly (sometimes steadily) for …
Monday, February 11, 2013
A few Sharon residents uploaded videos to YouTube over the weekend, showing off the snow outside their house and having some fun too.
With snow coming down last Friday and Saturday, some videos are beginning to appear on YouTube showcasing the storm and some post storm activites. One video, posted over the weekend, is a nostalgic look at the Blizzard of '78 taken in Sharon. To see the videos, click on the gallery above.
Taking to the hills on this snowy weekend? Let us know where you're headed and share us your best sledding photos!
Now that the Blizzard of 2013 has laid a foundation for the perfect sledding environment, Sharon residents can once again pull out that old sled or snowtube and head to the hills. But where do you go in the Sharon area? Is there a specific spot you think is best for sledding during the snowy days of witner? Let us know your favorite sledding spot in the comments section below and share with us your best sledding photos!
Sunday, February 10, 2013
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
Thanks to the blizzard, Sharon is expecting about two feet of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
Saturday, February 9
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows snowfall in the past 24 hours. It is updated every 6 hours. This is not a map showing overall snow depth: It only tracks the amount of snow that has fallen in the past day. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Sharon Patch's coverage area.
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 Sharon 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 Sharon, 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…