Gas prices in Newton continue their upward march, with the price for a gallon of regular up more than a quarter in the past month.
AAA Southern New England said its survey of prices in Massachusetts on Monday found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.72 per gallon, four cents higher than a week ago and up 31 cents over the past month.
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Oil Industry Analyst: Local Gas Prices [...]
An unusual January severe weather system that started Tuesday afternoon continued to barrel its way east Wednesday, stretching from the Deep South to the Mid-Atlantic.
The severe threat includes many major cities: Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, Philadelphia, New York City, Washington, D.C., and southern New England could see 60 mph winds Wednesday night, forecasters said.
“The storms are pummeling the Atlanta metro right now,” noted The Weather Channel’s severe weather expert Dr. Greg Forbes around [...]
Up to a foot of snow fell in parts of southern New England with the latest winter storm to move through the Northeast, national weather forecasters said Sunday.
The storm began Saturday afternoon and ended by Sunday morning, with some power outages but no reports of critical injuries or major property damage.
The winter storm is strengthening in Canada and is expected to become a full-blown blizzard in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick [...]
Hurricane Sandy remains on track to become a historical storm with places from Washington, D.C., and Norfolk, Va., to Providence bracing for catastrophic impacts.
The worst of Sandy in the mid-Atlantic and southern New England will be Monday through Monday night, mostly occurring ahead of when the hurricane slams onshore.
An overview of the catastrophic impacts that await the mid-Atlantic and southern New England can be found in this news story, while below are [...]
‘WORST STORM IN 100 YEARS’
Hurricane Sandy will probably grow into a “Frankenstorm” that may become the worst to hit the U.S. Northeast in 100 years if current forecasts are correct.
Sandy may combine with a second storm coming out of the Midwest to create a system that would rival the New England hurricane of 1938 in intensity, said Paul Kocin, aNational Weather Service meteorologist in College Park,Maryland. The hurricane currently passing the [...]
It begins this afternoon – already cloudy and raining here in Southwestern CT
Possible Derecho – high winds, hail, severe thunder and lightning
A frontal system is on the move out of the Great Lakes and is set to bring a significant threat of severe thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley on Thursday.
The potential exists for widespread damaging winds from parts of New York and southern New England to Ohio. At [...]
Roadways, including portions of major interstate highways in the northern mid-Atlantic and southern New England, will be snowcovered and slippery for a time with this storm. (Photo by photos.com)
Folks planning on hitting the roads or the airways Saturday morning should expect slippery roads and delays as a storm spreads the heaviest snow along the I-80 and I-84 corridors.
The storm responsible for locally heavy snow today in the Midwest will bring enough snow [...]
Updates will follow throughout the week on AccuWeather.com. We hope your travels will be safe! (Photo by Photos.com)
(Accuweather) Santa could have a special treat in his bag for millions of people in the Northeast, just in time for Christmas.
A snowstorm could affect part of the mid-Atlantic and New England during the Christmas weekend.
While rain is the most likely form of precipitation from the heart of the I-95 cities from Washington, D.C., [...]
All eyes are on the Northeast as this weekend’s “crushing”, early-season snowstorm plasters the Northeast hard and fast.
According to AccuWeather.com Facebook fan Meg M., “Looks like Mother Nature has today’s “whiteout” covered at Beaver Stadium!”
As of 3:00 p.m. EDT Saturday, steady snow extends from central Pennsylvania through southeastern New York to Connecticut and interior Massachusetts.
Within this zone, there were pockets of intense snow causing poor visibility for motorists.
The back-edge of the [...]
By KEVIN DOLAK, OLIVIA KATRANDJIAN and COLLEEN CURRY
Aug. 28, 2011
Tornado warnings have been issued in the New York City and southern New England regions as Hurricane Irene moves up the east coast of the United States leaving a path of debris and destruction that has claimed at least eight lives so far.
At least 3.1 million homes and businesses are without power while thousands have been evacuated from their [...]
Some perspectives on the one event that has consumed everyone on the East Coast from CNN: “Hurricane Irene continues to crawl north after making landfall Saturday morning in North Carolina. The storm is expected to head up the East Coast from Virginia to Maine, bringing hurricane-force winds, heavy rain, flooding and widespread power outages. President Barack Obama warned that Irene could be a “hurricane [...]
The Extraordinary Hurricane
Irene poses an extraordianary threat to the East Coast. More Irene Maps
- Irene is a hurricane that poses an extraordinary threat and is one that no one has yet experienced in North Carolina to the mid-Atlantic to the Northeast and New England.
- Locations from eastern North Carolina and the eastern Mid-Atlantic states to Long Island to southern New England are all in the potential path of Hurricane Irene.
It looks like a bummer kickoff to summer, with gas prices still near record highs and a persistent economic downturn keeping weary motorists at home over the Memorial Day weekend.
“We’ll probably do a family cookout in the neighborhood,” Southie resident Mary Pena said of her plans for Memorial Day weekend.
Brian Cawley of South Boston, who recently lost his job as a bar manager, said he plans [...]
Major late-season storm possible
East Coast storm develops and intensifies Thursday night through Friday. Weekly Planner maps
Computer weather models are depicting a possible major Northeast storm late this week.
Winter storm watches have been posted for parts of New Jersey | New York | Connecticut | Massachusetts | Vermont | New Hampshire | Maine
This storm would develop Thursday night off the North Carolina coast and intensify Friday near the Jersey and southern [...]