❰ Current Conditions

Blizzard Warning

Blizzard Warning issued January 29 at 3:37AM EST until January 30 at 12:00AM EST by NWS Boston/Norton MA

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of 18 to 24 inches with localized 30 inches possible. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of eastern and northeastern Massachusetts and northern and southern Rhode Island.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to midnight EST Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be extremely difficult to impossible. Strong winds could cause tree damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Considerable blowing and drifting snow along with near white out conditions at times. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour is possible at times. .

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle.
Fire Weather Discussion
Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southern New England
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
430 AM EST Sat Jan 29 2022


A strong winter storm will batter the region today. Heavy snow, 
strong winds, and near blizzard conditions will make any 
firefighting operations very hazardous. High pressure brings dry but 
cold conditions for Sunday. Minimum relative humidities will be 40 
to 50 percent on Sunday. 

OUTLOOK...Monday through Wednesday... 

High pressure slides to the southeast of the region to bring a slow 
warming trend for much of the week.

Southeast Middlesex MA-
Including the cities of Cambridge, Lexington, Newton, Waltham, 
and Woburn
430 AM EST Sat Jan 29 2022

                      Today        Tonight      Sun          

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Mcldy        Mclear       
Precip Type           Snow         Snow         None         
Chance Precip (%)     100          70           0            
Temp (24h trend)      20 (-16)     7 (-10)      23           
RH % (24h trend)      80 (+34)     80 (-8)      46           
20ft Wnd AM(mph)      N 16 G40                  W  8 G18     
20ft Wnd PM(mph)      N 18 G41     NW 14 G31    W  6         
Precip Amount         1.20         0.08         0.00         
Precip Duration       12           1                         
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing                
Precip End            Continuing   11 PM                     
Mixing Hgt (ft-AGL)   1550         320          3170         
Transport Wnd (kts)   N 32         W 12         W 17         
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     49600        3840         53890        
ADI early             53 Gen Good  27 Fair      53 Gen Good  
ADI late              55 Gen Good  19 Gen Poor  63 Good      
Max LVORI early       4            3            2            
Max LVORI late        4            2            3            
CWR                   100          100          0            
LAL                   No Tstms     No Tstms     No Tstms     
Haines Index          2            3            4            


.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 5. West winds around
5 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 30. Southwest winds around
5 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Light and variable
wind, becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds around
5 mph, becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper
20s. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds around 5 mph. 
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with rain likely and a chance of snow.
Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.