Sunday, January 20, 2013
A wind advisory has been issued for Sunday because of wind gusts to 50 miles per hour.
Wing gusts up to 50 miles per hour on Sunday has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a wind advisory. The advisory runs through 10 p.m. and covers most of central and eastern Massachusetts, including Hamilton and Wenham. The winds will blow from the west at 15-25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph, the weather service said. “Westerly winds will increase later this morning,” the weather service said in its advisory issued at about 4 a.m. “The strongest winds should occur this afternoon and evening.” Sunday’s winds may down a large tree limbs and could result in isolated power outages.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Strong winds gusts are forecasted for midday Friday along with a storm moving through the area that was a blizzard in the midwest.
Strong, gusty winds may cause power outages on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. In an urgent weather message on Thursday afternoon, the weather service said that the highest risk for strong winds and power outages would be along the coast of Massachusetts, including the North Shore. The chance of high winds also prompted the weather service to issue a high wind watch that runs from late Thursday night through Friday afternoon. The winds are expected to blow at 30 to 40 miles per hour with gusts up to 60 miles per hour, with the strongest gusts between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday. "Winds of this magnitude could down trees and powerlines, leading to power outages,” the weather service said when it issue the wind advisory…
Saturday, September 8, 2012
There's a possibility of severe thunderstorms in Hamilton and Wenham on Saturday afternoon.
Severe weather, including the slight possibility of a tornado, is expected on Saturday afternoon. The National Weather Service on Saturday morning said thunderstorms would develop between noon and 2 p.m. “then become more numerous during the mid and late afternoon.” The storms are expected to include strong and damaging winds plus torrential downpours. The storms could also include frequent, vivid lightening. Those downpours may cause flooding in small streams and poor drainage areas. The possibility for the severe weather extends across most of southern and central New England, including Hamilton and Wenham. The weather service also said there is a low chance of tornadoes “but it is a chance worth mentioning.” By midday on Saturday, a …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
A wind advisory has been issued for Tuesday night in Hamilton and Wenham, with the possibility that strong winds could down trees and power lines.
A wind advisory has been issued for much of eastern New England for Tuesday night, including Hamilton and Wenham. The National Weather Service said in the advisory issued on Tuesday morning that periods of strong and potentially damaging southerly winds will occur tonight as an intensifying storm system moves through the upper east coast. Winds are expected to blow between 25 and 35 miles per hour while the strongest gusts could reach up to 50 miles per hour, according to the weather service. Storm impacts could include downed trees and power lines and isolated power outages. The wind advisory will remain in effect from 9 p.m. tonight through 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. Alongside strong winds, potential thunderstorms and rain are expected.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
A late October Nor'Eastern is expected to hit the two towns with a few inches of snow and strong winds beginning on Saturday afternoon.
Public works crews in both towns say they are ready for anything Mother Nature tosses at them this weekend. Weather forecasters are calling for the possibility of 1-3 inches of snow falling in a pre-Halloween storm on Saturday afternoon through Sunday. Beyond the snow, the National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch for late Saturday through Sunday morning in Hamilton and Wenham. Sustained wind of 25-35 miles per hour with wind gusts up to 55 mph are expected. The winds could cause tree damage and power outages, the weather service said. In Hamilton, Department of Public Works Director John Tomasz said that two sanders were ready to go on Friday afternoon. A few of the plow blades had been put on the trucks, he said. The rest of …
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Hurricane Irene is forecasted to bring tropical force winds of 45 miles per hour or greater to the two towns on Sunday.
Hamilton and Wenham are under a tropical storm warning for Sunday, meaning winds are expected to blow 45 miles per hour or stronger when Hurricane Irene arrives. The National Weather Service said at 12:18 a.m. on Saturday that the tropical storm warning was being issued so that residents could take precautionary and preparedness action on Saturday. “Final preparations to protect life and property should be completed before conditions deteriorate,” the weather service said. “The onset of gusty winds and heavy rains can cause outside activities to become dangerous; Secure loose outdoor objects which can be blown around.” The exact impact of the storm remains undetermined as of midnight on Friday night. The weather service said that the size…
Thursday, August 25, 2011
A line of showers and thunderstorms could bring strong winds and heavy rain to Hamilton and Wenham on Thursday afternoon.
A line of showers and thunderstorms capable of producing strong winds and causing minor flooding is headed toward Hamilton and Wenham on Thursday afternoon. At 1:45 p.m., radar showed the line of storms crossing I-495, heading eastward at 30 miles per hour. The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement at 1:21 p.m. on Thursday warning that the line of showers is capable of producing winds gusts topping 40 mph and heavy rain. The storms were expected to arrive along the Route 128 corridor, including Hamilton and Wenham, by 2:30 p.m. The heavy rain from the storm may cause minor street flooding and ponding, the weather service said, warning drivers to not drive into flooded areas.