Sunday, December 30, 2012
How much snow did you get at your home?
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Saturday, December 29, 2012
Storm is making a stronger push to the north and west.
What had been forecast to be a moderate winter storm for Westford and the Merrimack Valley is beginning to pickup momentum and could wind up packing a pretty good wallop. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service is now calling for Westford and the surrounding area to get 3-7 inches of snow. Snow is expected to continue through the night and a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until Sunday at 7 a.m. Visibility on the roads is limited and fog is expected to roll in around midnight to 2 a.m. making it worse. The low temperature tonight will be around 25degrees. There will also be steady north winds overnight around 11 mph. The snow may initially be mixed with rain near the coast, according to the National Weather Service, …
Friday, October 28, 2011
Two to five inches of snow is possible.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Middlesex County, including Westford. The storm, which may stretch from Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, could dump two to five inches of snow on the area. NWS predicted the storm will be a mix of rain and snow. Leaves on the trees coupled with heavy wet snow may cause branches to break with power outages possible. NWS is also predicting strong northeast winds. “The potential for heavy impact with this early season winter storm is possible. Heavy wet snow could cause hazardous driving conditions as well as widespread power outages,” reported the NWS.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
The Westford landmark will host free winter activities Jan. 30, including snowshoeing, skating, and more.
East Boston Camps is gearing up for its second WinterFest with free activities and fun taking place Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Beth Perkins Peterson of the Westford Friends of East Boston Camps --the organizers of the event -- said the crew has been working hard to make this year even better than last. "The weather is great for WinterFest this year," Perkins Peterson said. "Last year we had it at the end of February and there was no snow and the ice was too thin to skate." With an adjusted schedule and more wintery weather than last year, organizers are expecting 600 to 700 people to participate in snowshoeing, cross country skiing, hikes, hayrides, and more winter-weather fun. Music and refreshments will also be available in the recreation hall…
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Moms need, more snow of the way, WA boys basketball continues to impress.
Before you head out and start your Wednesday, here are five things you should know. 1. Are you a mom? WestfordPatch is starting a Moms Council. And we want you to join! The council will work with the editors of this site to keep us on top of the latest family-related issues and happenings in Westford. E-mail email@example.com if you're interested. 2. Another thing for moms -- if you're looking for somewhere to take the kids Thursday, consider a free husky sledding demonstration at East Boston Camps from 1-4 p.m. 3. Get ready. Ten inches of snow is expected to fall on Westford beginning this afternoon. The snowfall is expected last until Thursday morning and could impact schools, which are already operating on a half-day schedule …
Monday, January 24, 2011
Hero police officers, snow's on the way, lecture on eating disorders postponed.
Before you head out and start your Tuesday, here are five things you should know. 1. The good news? It won't be as cold as Monday. Temperatures will be about 30 degrees during the day and about 20 degrees at night. 2. The bad news? It's supposed snow tonight and tomorrow. We could get two inches of snow tonight and a few more inches Wednesday. 3. Back to good news: Westford police Officers Geoffrey Pavao and Corey Peladeau were heroes yesterday. They found a missing elderly man from Nashua, N.H. who was sprawled out on the driveway of a random Westford home early Monday morning. The officers stabilized the man as an ambulance arrived. The man survived the incident and is recovering at a Boston hospital. 4. A lecture on eating disorders …
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Fresh snow and school vacation had powder enthusiasts flooding the mountain trails this week.
People from across the Merrimack Valley and beyond flocked to Nashoba Valley Ski Area and its tubing park this week to take advantage of the huge blizzard snowfall. Jon Damon, Nashoba's marketing director, said that the snow, vacation, improved terrain park, and popular snow sport lessons have made for a busy week. "We've been very busy," Damon said, "so we're doing well."