Thursday, February 21, 2013
After days of wildly different predictions, the area's forecast is beginning to take shape.
All the experts agree: It’s going to snow in Boston this weekend. But how much and when the snow will start seems to be up in the air. Depending on whose map you used on Wednesday, Boston was in for either a few inches or a foot of heavy, wet snow. By Thursday morning, however, all of the local news broadcasts started to fall in line on the same theme: The rain will linger along the coast and spare Boston from the heaviest snowfall totals. Here’s a look at the forecasts from the different local news station meteorologists. All these totals were updated Thursday morning: WHDH (7 News): 4-8 inches WLVI (NewsCenter 5): 4-8 inches WBZ (CBS Local): 4-8 inches WFXT (MyFox Boston): 4-8 inches along the immediate coast, but a potential for over a …
Monday, February 11, 2013
We've got some rough estimates, but we need your measurements.
There's no doubt about it—the recent blizzard left quite a bit of snow for Charlestown to clean up. But how much snow? Although the National Weather Service does not have an exact total for Charlestown, snowfall amounts have been recorded for other parts of Boston and nearby Chelsea, Somerville and Cambridge. Averaging the snowfall provided by towns that surround Charlestown (Somerville, Cambridge, East Boston and Chelsea), the city likely received around 25.5 inches, or just over two feet. Did you take snowfall measurements in Charlestown? How much snowfall did the town get? Tell us in the comments section below. In the meantime, here are the snowfall amounts for the nearby cities and towns (provided by the National Weather Service): For…
Friday, February 8, 2013
Thanks to Winter Storm Nemo, Charlestown is expecting up to 3 feet 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 six hours. This is not a map showing overall snow depth: It only tracks the amount of snow that has fallen in the past day. Measuring the snowfall in your own backyard? Share your numbers in the comments section below or tweet @CharlestwnPatch. For updates and other information about the Feb. 8-9 winter storm, see Charlestown Patch's storm center. CHARLESTOWN PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates