Thursday, February 7, 2013
He says residents should stay home and off city streets unless they have an extreme emergency.
Thursday, February 7
With what the National Weather Service is calling "a potential historic winter storm" expected to strike Attleboro Friday and Saturday, Mayor Kevin Dumas is urging residents to stay home. He has declared a "citywide snow emergency" for Attleboro that will go into effect Friday at 7 a.m. and last until further notice. As much as two feet of snow could fall on Attleboro from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon, the NWS' forecast says. A blizzard warning has been issued for the city, as well the rest of Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. "Conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly with travel likely to become virtually impossible at times," a city press release states. "Therefore, Mayor Dumas is asking that residents stay home …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Up to two feet of snow could fall in Attleboro.
5 p.m. UPDATE The National Weather Service canceled the Winter Storm Watch and issued a Blizzard Watch for Attleboro as well as much of Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island that will be in effect from Friday morning to Saturday afternoon. Up to two feet of snow is expected in what the National Weather Service is calling "a potential historic winter storm and blizzard." "A Blizzard Watch means there is a potential for considerable falling and/or blowing snow with sustained winds or frequent gusts over 35 mph and visibilities below 1/4 mile for at least three hours," the National Weather Service's website states. "White-out conditions will be possible, making travel very dangerous. Be prepared to alter any travel plans." Light snow is …
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
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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 the area around Attleboro and Seekonk to get between 4 to 6 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.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
One reader is saying she had 8 inches of the white stuff.
Mother Nature has sent snow early this year! On the heels of Hurricane Sandy, some have dubbed Wednesday night's storm "Son of Sandy." Roads were slick Wednesday night and Thursday, causing delays and traffic issues in many areas. How much snow did you get? Show us in the comments or upload your pictures!
Sunday, October 30, 2011
At least one Massachusetts person has died so far in the storm.
Thousands of Attleboro residents were in the dark Sunday morning after a winter storm swept through the region. According to National Grid's Outage Central, wide-scale outages have been reported in parts of the city. As of 6 a.m. Sunday, approximately 1,300 customers were without power in an area stretching from downtown to Briggs Corner. Close to another 1000 are reportedly without power between the area of S. Main Street and County Street/South Avenue. Several other areas also reported scattered outages. Since then, power has returned for many people. There are, however, people still without power in Attleboro including Jason Alfred. "No power over here on chapel hill," Alfred wrote on Attleboro Patch Facebook's Page. "All my fridge/…