Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The on-street parking ban will be lifted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to a city press statement.
The city of Melrose has instituted an on-street parking ban until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday while DPW crews work to clear the roads, according to a press statement. Here are some other storm-related updates provided by the city: For all snow-related questions and concerns, contact the City Yard at 781-665-0142.
A look at what is happening in Melrose on Tuesday, March 19.
Here is a look at what is happening on Tuesday, March 19 in Melrose: 1. Sloppy commute: It is expected to snow before noon on Tuesday, when a mixture of snow and sleet begins to fall until around 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Melrose. The city could see 3-7 inches of snow and sleet accumulation, while temperatures will peak around 37 and dip to a low of 27 in the evening, according to the forecast. 2. Meetings: Here is a look at the local meetings planned for Tuesday in Melrose, according to the city website: 3. Library closing early: Melrose Public Library will be closing at 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the library website. 4. Business note: Due to the weather, Dogwood Cottage has canceled their door-…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Check out the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Thursday, March 7
Here is the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Thursday, March 7: 1. Snow: Snow is expected to fall throughout the day and night Thursday, with temperatures peaking at about 33 during the day and dipping to a low of around 32 in the evening, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Melrose. 2. Open mic night at Absolutely Fabulousb: Get signed up at 7 p.m. Thursday and music starts at 7:30 p.m. 3. Social media: Check out the Melrose Patch Facebook and Twitter pages for additional content not featured on the website. 4. Driving information: Looking for gas prices and traffic updates before leaving Melrose for work? Why not check out our Commute section. 5. Calling all photographers! Do you have some great images captured in…
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Check out the latest forecasts for the Melrose area.
Updated at 2 p.m. Wednesday Boston is in for some wet weather Wednesday through Friday, according to local forecasts, but don't get out your snow shovels yet. For Boston, the local weather teams are not predicting very much snow. Instead, expect a lot of rain and maybe some heavy slushy snow in spots. While areas inland may get a half a foot of snow, Boston's bigger concern is the three high tides during this storm. Flooding may become an issue along the immediate coast. Here are the latest forecasts from the local television news weather teams for the Melrose region. All totals were updated Wednesday morning: WHDH (7 News): All rain WLVI (NewsCenter 5): 1-2 inches along the coast, six inches or more inland WBZ (CBS Local): 2-4 inches WFXT…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting about 3-6 inches of snow in the city.
Will Melrose get pummeled this weekend with more than a foot of snow or will it be a half-foot with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. The NWS said 6 inches of snow or more is possible and warned of heavy wet snow that may fall at 1 to 2 inches per hour. Snow may mix with rain in the Melrose area Sunday. The NWS warned that the heavy wet snow could bring down tree limbs and result in scattered power outages. Channel 7 meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote on his weather blog: Storm start-up still looks like Saturday afternoon. We'll still be able to get around and the amounts will be light through midnight - in fact, we may even mix from Boston to the …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Potential snowfall locally varies according to forecasts. Let us know how many inches of snow Melrose will receive by posting a comment below.
It appears another major winter storm is headed to the region this weekend, but just exactly how much snow Melrose will get appears to be up in the air. Chris Lambert of WHDH said the snow is expected to start between 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Rain will be mixed in with snow along the coast, according to Lambert, and that will be changed over to wet snow by Sunday morning. In places where there will only be snow, Lambert expects the snow to total about a foot. NECN's Matt Noyes said over a foot of snow is possible for some interior communities in the storm that is expected to develop Saturday afternoon and last into Sunday afternoon. According to his map posted Thursday, Melrose appears to be in line for at least six inches of snow when all …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Tell us how you feel about the recent snowstorms, including the blizzard of 2013, that have hit the Melrose region by posting a comment below.
With a couple feet of snow already on the ground in Melrose following the blizzard of 2013 and possibly more coming this weekend, we want to know: Have you had enough snow yet this winter? Are you a fan of winter and loving all the snow? Or are you a warm weather person that wants to see the snow melt as soon as possible? Let us know where you stand by posting a comment in the comments section below.
Forecasters say Melrose area could get 8-12 inches of snow.
Once again, the snow is melting. But once again, don't put the shovels away: the weekend could bring more snow to the Melrose area. A new snowstorm is headed our way for Saturday and Sunday, forecasters say, and Melrose could see 8 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 across the region by Sunday morning. "Heavy snow through early morning Sunday. Roads will be tough to travel, and yes, your flight will most likely be delayed or cancelled. (Although I don't run an airline, so I'll let them have the final word.)," Bouchard writes.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
WHDH's Jeremy Reiner expects "some patchy light snow/flurries" starting late Wednesday night into Thursday.
Update at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 According to a WHDH blog post by Jeremy Reiner, it appears that less snow is expected to hit the Melrose area Wednesday night into Thursday morning. "The reason being is for high pressure here in New England that will be slow to budge and that will force the storm to find another way---a path much farther south than the (blizzard) took," wrote Reiner. "...With that said, some patchy light snow/flurries will arrive around 11 (p.m. Wednesday) along (Route) 7 especially south of the (Massachusetts) Pike (and) linger for the rest of the night. "A coating at most in the metro (region) to perhaps as much as 2 (inches) out on Cape Cod ... Couple of slick spots likely on the South Shore late (Wednesday night …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
All Melrose Public Schools and St. Mary's School will be closed on Friday due to the blizzard, according to Mayor Rob Dolan's blog.
Melrose Public Schools and St. Mary's School will be closed on Friday due to the blizzard, according to a city press statement. While schools will be closed, municipal buildings, including City Hall, will shut down at noon on Friday until 7 a.m. Monday. A parking ban goes into at 5 p.m. Friday. All snow-related calls will be fielded by the City Yard at 781-665-0142.