The National Weather Service says potentially life-threatening cold and wind is sweeping into New England this first full week of 2015
Those hitting the road Wednesday night and Thursday morning will likely have to contend with wet, windy conditions. A flood watch is in effect for much of western New England through noon Thursday. And the heavy rain could make travel tricky.
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Revere, Massachusetts, shortly after 9 o’clock Monday morning. There are reports of partial building and roof collapses, downed trees and power lines. The storm was the latest to hit the region in the past couple of days that also produced a tornado funnel cloud over Springfield.
Typically April in Massachusetts sees the most brush fires of any month the year. Despite following a winter with above normal precipitation, this April has been no exception, as fire crews have been busy fighting outdoor blazes.
More snow is on the way to New England.
Weather forecasters say 2014 is likely to get off to a snowy and frigid start.
Western New England has been soaked with between two and four inches of rain so far today from a large storm which has impacted travel across the country.
The National Weather Service is warning farmers about a frost advisory early Friday morning for northwestern Massachusetts, southern Vermont and southwestern New Hampshire.
By now you’ve probably heard the name “Nemo” attached to the winter storm that’s hitting the region today.