Friday, February 22, 2013
Some areas of Massachusetts could see another foot of snow this weekend, but forecasters are predicting only 1 to 3 inches on the Cape.
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 towards the Bay State Saturday and Sunday, and some areas 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. Bouchard is predicting accumulations of 1 to 3 inches on the Cape. There could also be a chance for coastal flooding in some areas.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Thanks to the blizzard, Barnstable is expecting up to a foot of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
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 Barnstable Patch's coverage area.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Take a photo out your window right now - office, home, classroom, whatever - and upload it to Barnstable Patch!
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Tuesday, January 22
Barnstable woke up in a winter white this morning, we want to see what it looks like near you! Above you see the view from Barnstable Patch HQ. Let's get a picture of what the town looks like coated with snow. 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.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Snow and high winds are in the forecast for Barnstable today.
Snow showers are possible in Barnstable today, mainly between 9am and 2pm, according to the National Weather Service. Today will be cloudy, then will gradually become mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Forecasts call for an inch or two of snow for Barnstable. A Wind Advisory is in effect for Barnstable County through Sunday at 8 p.m. Winds 25 to 35 MPH are expected with gusts up to 55 MPH; the strongest winds will hit the Cape between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. today. Measured snow totals from across the region are available on the National Weather Service's website.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Strong coastal storm may affect region between Monday and Wednesday.
For those of you dreaming of a white Christmas, this forecast is what you've been waiting for. According to the National Weather Service, there is a chance for accumulating snow next week as a coastal storm develops between Monday and Wednesday. An active weather pattern is expected to begin Sunday and continue through the middle of next week. There's a possibility of snow and/or ice, with significant amounts if temperatures remain cold enough. The NWS is currently predicting a 50 percent chance of rain and snow Monday night and Tuesday. Timing of the storm is still uncertain, as is the type of precipitation and any potential hazards.
Friday, February 24, 2012
The unexpected snow is predicted to turn to rain by 10 am.
The steady snow mix falling will change over to rain around 10 am, Weather.com predicts. It is in the mid-30s as of 8:30 am. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch and hazardous weather outlook. There is potential for strong damaging winds coming from the west from 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 60 mph. Winds are expected to increase as we head later into the day. Winds are expected to pick up to the highest speeds tomorrow. The National Weather Service recommends staying inside and away from windows as a precautionary measure.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Snow will fall during most of Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
Barnstable may see 3 to 7 inches of snow over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast calls for snow and a high near 38. NWS has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the area with snow showers expected early Saturday morning and steady through the day. The steady snow should taper off by 5 p.m. Saturday and then snow showers are expected Saturday night. The snowy conditions will be joined by fog and winds that may exceed 20 mph. NWS said there is a “moderate to high probability that winter weather advisorires will be needed for a portion of southern New England.” The heaviest snowfall should hit southeastern Massachusetts, but NWS warned that a shift in the storm track could result in changes in the type of …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Send in your snow photos and keep Barnstable updated with any information you gather!
The snow began to fall in Barnstable and across the region early this morning and is expected to accumulate anywhere from 3 to 5 inches before early evening, when the storm should peter out and freezing rain might set in. This article will serve to update you throughout the day. Please also upload any photos or anything else you would like to in the comments to this article, including cancellations, to share with the community. Also, below are some phone numbers that may be helpful to you today. In an emergency, of course, dial 911. To report a outage contact
This weekend expect 6 to 10 inches of the white stuff and freezing rain tomorrow.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, hazardous weather warning and winter storm warning for Southeast Mass. It is calling for heavy isolated snow for the Cape and freezing rain going into tomorrow. While the forecast for Barnstable predicts 3 to 5 inches, the Upper Cape may see 6 to 7 inches - and should the system move a little to the east, Barnstable may see more snow. *********** Updated at 12:57 pm This Afternoon: Snow. High near 33. Northeast wind between 11 and 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible. Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a north wind between …
Black ice, frozen wipers and iced locks - here's a few steps to prepare for heading out on dangerous winter roads.
With the potential for significant snowfall to hit parts of the state today and this weekend, the Massachusetts State Police remind motorists of several basic strategies to stay safe in snowy weather. Please remember the following tips this weekend and throughout the coming months: Information from Mass. State Police.