The expected heavy snow storm has caused many closings, cancellations and postponements, plus the Department of Public Works has declared a snow emergency. At 5 a.m., DPW Superintendent Gerry Mee declared a snow emergency for the town. This means vehicles must be off the public roads, or else may be towed. The snow emergency is in effect until further notice. Residents may park in public parking lots, including the municipal lot behind CVS, the Police Station, the Library and the Watertown Public Schools.
Two storms coming together could produce a foot or more of snowfall in the Watertown area Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from 5 a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday with heavy snow and gusty winds. Local weather forecasters predict between 12 and 18 inches of snow to fall in the Boston area. The WCVB Channel 5 forecast said one forecast model has the MetroWest and Boston areas getting more than a foot. This would include Watertown.
The Feb. 9 winter storm is forecast to dump 12 or more inches of snow on Watertown and the Boston area. Send your photos and check here for closings and impacts. Town Administrator Michael Driscoll announced that Town Hall and the Senior Center closed as of 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The Library has also closed.
The National Weather Service warns that a major snow storm is heading toward the Boston area Wednesday evening through Thursday, and as much as a foot of snow could fall on Watertown. A Winter Storm Watch will be in effect from 10 p.m. on Wednesday through Thursday and ending in the early hours of Friday morning. The heavy snowfall could impact both commutes. Snowfall could be from 8 to 12 inches, according to the NWS. WBZ Channel 4’s weather report says there could be as much as 14 inches in the Boston area.
A storm rolling through the Boston area Saturday could leave half a foot of snow or more in Watertown. The brunt of the storm will be felt on Cape Cod, but the Boston area will not be spared. The National Weather Service announced a Winter Storm Warning beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday and lasting until 1 a.m. Sunday. Forecasters at WCVB Channel 5 put the area west of Boston on the edge of the areas that will receive 4-8 inches and the section that will get 6-10 inches of snow. Read more here.
The National Weather Service forecast calls for 1-3 inches of snow in the Boston area, and it could impact the morning commute on Monday. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued from 7 p.m. Sunday to 1 p.m. Monday. Snow will begin falling Sunday night and will turn to rain Monday morning. There is a possibility of freezing rain during the change from snow to rain, according to the National Weather Service. The low on Sunday will be 26 degrees, but temperatures will rise on Monday with a high in the low 40s.
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Boston area on Sunday morning. The Watertown area is forecast to get up to three inches of snow by 11 a.m. Sunday, according to WHDH Channel 7. Snowfall should start after 3 a.m. and will be heavy at times. Winds of over 20 mph and gusts of 60 mph are expected, and the High Wind Warning lasts until 7 p.m. Sunday.
Monday’s storm looks like it could will leave several inches of snow on Watertown, and has closed schools in town, and could have other impacts. The Watertown Public Schools are closed again Monday. The National Weather Service issuing a Winter Storm Warning through 7 a.m. Tuesday. The snow is expected to arrive in Watertown just before 9 a.m., according to Fox25’s weather report. The Boston area could get 6-10 inches in the worst areas around Massachusetts, according to the National Weather Service.