Massachusetts: Rotating storm w/large hail.. headed to Whitmanville, Fitchburg, Welville ….next 10 min...Townsend, West Groton in 20 min
In Vermont..EXTREME flooding..Report of mobile home washed down Saxtons River with people trapped inside. Dick Westney Charlestown, NH
Meanwhile, friendly reminder that we "Spring Ahead" on Sunday, March 10th at 2 AM (not this weekend, but next)
Current wind gusts: Boston 40 mph, Blue Hill MA: 46 mph, Taunton, MA: 58 mph, New Bedford MA 58 mph, Providence RI 54 mph, Groton CT 51 mph
WATCH: Brattleboro, Vermont, badly hit as Irene tore through southern VT http://ow.ly/6f1ll
If u're out & about 2nite, look UP! Orionid meteor shower peaks thru pre-dawn tomorrow. U'll see crescent moon too. tinyurl.com/3py62fr
Some rotating storms are possible as well - will be monitoring this threat very closely this afternoon particularly in southern New England.
SEVERE T-STORM WATCH Barnstable,Bristol,Dukes,Essex,Franklin,Hampden,Hampshire,Middlesex,Norfolk,Worcester,Bristol,Nantucket,Plymouth--- 8pm
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Hampden, Worcester [MA] and Tolland, Windham [CT] till 3:00 PM
Fire danger remains elevated today altho no red flag warnings are up. Wind is much lighter, but the air is dry & obviously the ground is too
Watching a big ocean storm to our south that will organize & approach Nantucket by tonight. Ahead of it, clouds increase this afternoon.
So, here's all you need to know at this point on the potential 4 a powerful coastal storm (via @mattnoyesnecn): tinyurl.com/9xlfnvz
Some locations may reach 100. Heat Index values (feels like temp) will exceed 100 for many. Important 2 stay hydrated, avoid over-exertion.
SUB-ZERO temps in a lot of central/northern New England. With wind factored in, southern New England feels like SUB zero too. #bundleup
Happy 1st day of Meteorological Spring New England! Astronomical Spring starts March 20th at 7:02 AM (vernal equinox).
Severe Thunderstorm Watch in New Hampshire for Cheshire, Hillsborough counties till 8pm
MA: Severe Storms w/hail &lightning will be in Barre, Townsend Fitchburg, Easthampton, Westfield, Holyoke in next 15 min
Today, the threat for severe storms shifts 2 southern New Eng. Storms develop from midday through the afternoon & evening.
Variable clouds tonight, a few snow showers in Vermont may slicken the roads a bit. Clouds, some sun tomorrow...mild with highs in the 40s.
Heavy snow in Portland and South Portland ME rotating SW and filling in York County, soon NH Seacoast w/deteriorating roads.
Rain will taper to showers thru the late afternoon & evening. Skies clear tonight. Fantastic weekend on tap for New England!