Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A severe thunderstorm is headed toward Hamilton and Wenham on Tuesday night.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Hamilton and Wenham through 9 p.m. on Tuesday. The National Weather Service said at 8:17 p.m. that a thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 miles per hour was in Boston headed northward at 55 miles per hour. The weather service said that severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds and large hail plus deadly lightning and torrential rain. It was recommended that anyone in the path of the storm get into safe shelter such as a sturdy building or in a vehicle. The weather service has also issued a warning that if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Drivers should be also be alert for flooded roads, the weather service said.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
There's a possibility for a strong to severe thunderstorm in Hamilton and Wenham through 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Hamilton and Wenham through 8 p.m. on Tuesday. The National Weather Service in Taunton issued the watch at 1:40 p.m. on Tuesday. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for the formation of a severe thunderstorm, including heavy rain, strong wind gusts, dangerous lightening and small hail. The watch covers 13 of the state’s 14 counties. In a special weather statement issued 16 minutes after the watch was issued, the weather service said that a “line of strong to possibly severe thunderstorms will move across much of Southern New England this afternoon.” Concern was centered on a line of storms that stretched from the Vermont-Massachusetts border across to Manchester and …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The National Weather Service said at about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday that the two towns are still under the gun for severe thunderstorms that include strong wind, heavy rain and small hail.
The third severe thunderstorm warning of the afternoon for Hamilton and Wenham was issued at 2:21 p.m. on Wednesday. The National Weather Service said another thunderstorm capable of producing hail the size of a quarter and damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour is headed toward Hamilton and Wenham. The severe thunderstorm warning runs until 3 p.m. and includes portions of Essex County, Middlesex County and Suffolk County. The storm was near Wilmington and headed southeast at 30 miles per hour. The areas that are affected range from Lawrence in the north, Woburn to the west and Lynn to the south. Hamilton and Wenham are specifically noted in the weather service’s latest alert that it is in the line of the storm. The first severe …
Hamilton and Wenham are under a severe thunderstorm warning through 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
A severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging wind and hail is headed toward Hamilton and Wenham on Wednesday afternoon. Just before 1 p.m., the National Weather Service said the storm was moving east at 30 miles per hour. The severe thunderstorm warning for Essex County, plus parts of Middlesex County in Massachusetts and Hillsborough County in New Hampshire, runs through 2 p.m. The storm track runs from the Nashua, N.H. area toward the North Shore. In addition to producing hail the size of quarters, the storm can produce wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. Deadly lightening and heavy rain is also possible with the storm. Anyone who is in the line of the storm is advised to go to an interior room on the lowest floor of the building.
National Weather Service forecasts call for thunderstorms in Hamilton and Wenham on Wednesday afternoon, which could bring rain and wind but are also expected to break the heat.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Hamilton and Wenham and surrounding areas because severe thunderstorms are in the forecast. Thunderstorms are expected on Wednesday afternoon into this evening. Storms could bring "damaging winds" and "large hail along with torrential downpours," according to weather service. The weather service predicts southern New England will see the worst of the hazardous weather. The hazardous weather could break the heat. A low temperature of 65 degrees is expected in the two towns this evening. The high temperature on Thursday shouldn't exceed 80, according to forecasts.
Friday, June 22, 2012
An alert for the possibility of severe thunderstorms has been issued for Essex County, including Hamilton and Wenham.
The National Weather Service has issued a warning that severe thunderstorms may creep up on Hamilton and Wenham and the rest of Essex County Friday afternoon and evening. "A few thunderstorms may become severe with the primary threat being damaging wind gusts," the alert says. "Heavy rainfall will also be a concern which could lead to isolated flooding if storms move over the same areas." The storms are expected to start between 2 and 3 p.m. and move toward the coast this evening. If you're planning to be outdoors, use caution and watch for gathering storm clouds. Flooding could be an issue too. If your power goes out, call National Grid's power outage hotline at 1-800-465-1212.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for late Tuesday afternoon and evening for Hamilton and Wenham.
Conditions are favorable for strong thunderstorms in Hamilton and Wenham, plus a large portion of southern New England on Tuesday afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service said in a special weather statement. "The best chance for strong thunderstorms in Southern New England will occur after 5 p.m., with the greatest confidence coming after 8 p.m.," the statement said. Some of the thunderstorms may be severe, resulting in large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rainfall. Residents are advised to stay indoors and off of the roads as much as possibly during a storm. As an indication of the weather headed eastward, the National Weather Service at 12:30 p.m. issued a tornado watch for Berkshire County in western Massachusetts that …
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.
Monday, August 1, 2011
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Monday afternoon, saying severe thunderstorms are possible in Hamilton and Wenham. Already, heavy rain and hail has occurred in western and central Massachusetts on Monday afternoon.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Hamilton and Wenham, plus much of eastern Massachusetts for Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Taunton issued the “watch” at 2:35 p.m. on Monday, saying that conditions are favorable for formation of severe thunderstorms through 10 p.m. Severe thunderstorms can produce damaging wind, dangerous lightning, heavy rain and hail. The severe thunderstorm watch comes after the weather service issued a hazardous weather outlook on Monday morning saying that strong or possibly severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds and large hail are most likely to occur between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Monday. Already in western Massachusetts, some storms containing hail were reported in Amherst, …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
A damaging thunderstorm came through the two towns between 5:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. on Thursday. If you have photos or video of the storm and its aftermath, send them to Patch.
Trees, branches and wires came down all over the two towns on Thursday afternoon when a thunderstorm swept through. If you took photos or videos of the wind, thunder, lightning or storm damage, send it to Hamilton-Wenham Patch via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to tell us the location and any other important details.