Saturday, April 13, 2013
What was the falling from the sky on Friday?
An unusually cool day on Friday dropped sleet on the two towns for much of the afternoon. Watch our quick video to see and hear the sleet falling. Sleet and snow is certainly not unheard of in April. And the April Fool's Day storm of 1997 was a perfect example, dropping more than a foot of snow all across the greater Boston area. But on the calendar, that was nearly two weeks ago. When was the last time you remember frozen precipitation falling in Hamilton and Wenham in April? Tell us in the comments.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Pingree School has cancelled its afternoon activities, while the Regional School District is going ahead with its usual programs.
All afternoon and evening activities have been cancelled at Pingree School in Hamilton because of the approaching winter storm. All evening activities and events are happening as scheduled in the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District as of 3 p.m., including the public interview with Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School principal candidate Eric Tracy at 5 p.m. and the girls’ swim meet in Ipswich. Before noon, Pingree announced on its website that all afternoon activities – including practices, games, clubs and rehearsals – were canceled on Monday. Most of Pingree’s buses were scheduled to leave the campus at 3 p.m. A storm that is forecasted to start as snow and then change to sleet and freezing rain was expected to move in to Hamilton …
Forecasters are warning the timing of an approaching snowstorm may make Monday afternoon and evening commute slippery.
There may be an inch of snow on the ground on Monday evening during the evening commute, according to forecasters at WHDH-TV. "Don't expect a ton of snow, but a general 1-3" falls late Monday afternoon, through the evening, producing slick roads, perhaps in time for the ride home from work," writes meterologist Chris Lambert in his blog. Even though not much snow will fall, Lambert said that the snow "will create slick spots on the roads Monday evening and Monday night." The National Weather Service forecasts that the snow will start between 3-5 p.m. in Hamilton and Wenham The precipitation will change over to sleet later in the evening. Based on the forecast, the weather service has issued a winter weather advisory that runs from 1 p.m. …