Friday, February 22, 2013
The snow is expected to be wet and heavy and may cause power outages.
UPDATE Feb. 21, 10:00 p.m.- Another weekend snowstorm is expected to blanket the region as forecasters are predicting Sharon could get 6-10 inches of snow Saturday and Sunday. According to WHDH meteorologist Pete Bouchard, snowfall is predicted to begin Saturday afternoon and will continue through midday Sunday. "After midnight, the storm will get a little meatier. Snow intensity will increase into Sunday morning. Heavy snow through Sunday morning. Tapering to flurries by mid afternoon on Sunday," Bouchard writes in his weather blog. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Norfolk County as of 5:05 p.m. Thursday. They are calling for the region to get 6-10 inches of snow. The snow is expected to be wet and …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Your place for emergency contact information, safety tips and more in Sharon.
Be sure to check the Patch Live Blog during the blizzard this weekend! In what could be the biggest snow storm New England has seen in more than two years, Sharon could be among the communities in Massachusetts to see nearly two feet of the white stuff this weekend. With the lastest forecast, 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. On Thursday, officials in Sharon announced a Snow Emergency, in which there will be on on-street parking allowed between Friday, Feb. 8 and Sunday, Feb. 10. Cancellations, …
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 …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Take a photo of the snow falling out your window right now - office, home, classroom, whatever - and upload it to Sharon Patch!
As the forecasted snow storm moves into the Sharon area today, we're asking readers to submit their best photos of the snow outside their windows! Snap a photo out the window or door of your home, office, classroom, whatever and upload it by clicking the big button above this text. Cell phone cameras work just fine, too. And if you're an Instagram user, upload your best photos with the app as well! Be sure to get your up-to-the-minute storm coverage with the Sharon Patch Storm Center. NOTE: Only photos uploaded to the site will be featured; please do not email photos.
Stay ahead of the storm and get all your emergency contact information, weather safety tips and updates to cancellations and closings in Sharon this weekend through the snow storm.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Take a photo out your window right now - office, home, classroom, whatever - and upload it to Patch!
Norwood woke up in a winter white this morning for the second time this season, and we want to see what it looks like near you! Above you see the view from Norwood. Let's get a picture of what the town looks like, before the rain predicted for this afternoon washes it all away again. Snap a photo out the window or door of your home, office, classroom, whatever and upload it by clicking the big button above this text. Cell phone cameras work just fine! Note: Please do not email photos. Only uploaded photos will be featured.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The National Weather Service says the morning commute should be affected.
Winter's timeout will end Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service in Taunton on Tuesday said 2 to 4 inches of snow are expected in Southeastern Massachusetts on Wednesday. The agency has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Wednesday in the area. Thus ends the January thaw. Temperatures in the 40s and 50s, approaching 60 some days, were recorded for much of the past week. The snow should slow the Wednesday morning commute, the weather service said. Stay with Sharon Patch for news on any weather-related hazards or cancellations!
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.
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!
Friday, December 28, 2012
A second storm is headed to the area and could make driving hazardous on Saturday.
A second storm of the week is headed toward New England and will dump more snow onto the area on Saturday. 7News meteorologists are predicting Sharon to get between 2 to 4 inches of snow in the storm that is expected to start on Saturday afternoon and spread into the early hours of Sunday. The good news is that snow removal shouldn’t be a backbreaking endeavour. CBSBoston’s Todd Gutner said the snow will be “dry and fluffy for most,” though he warned that driving could be hazardous at times on Saturday.