Thursday, June 13, 2013
Rain will arrive Thursday afternoon and will be heavy during the overnight hours. A flood watch is in effect for many mainland counties; high winds and ocean surf are expected in Dukes and Barnstable counties.
More rain is expected to hit Eastern Massachusetts this afternoon and into Friday. A flood watch is in effect on the mainland, with the exception of Barnstable County, until 8 a.m. Saturday. Dukes and Barnstable counties could see high winds overnight and high surf is expected at ocean beaches Friday through the weekend, forecasters say. The National Weather Service said an additional one to three inches of rain could fall on the area. Eastern Massachusetts has already seen more than six inches of rain in June and meteorologists are concerned that the already saturated soil and swollen rivers and streams could cause flooding. Channel 7 meteorologist Jeremy Reiner said the rain should start between 1 and 4 p.m. Thursday. The rain will …
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The Martha's Vineyard Sharks and Brockton Rox each had two runs when rain put an end to the opening-day game after six innings Tuesday night, reports the Martha's Vineyard Times.
The Martha's Vineyard Sharks started their home opener Tuesday with a 1 and 1 season. They're still 1 and 1 after rain forced an end to the game after the sixth inning, reports the Martha's Vineyard Times. The Sharks and visitors Brockton Rox were tied 2-2 when the game was called and will resume the contest in a double header June 29, the Times reports. Click here for a schedule of Sharks home games in June. Stay Patched in! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on Twitter | Like Martha's Vineyard Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Post on Patch and share your news and opinions.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Some areas could see three inches of rain.
The first tropical system of the hurricane season is headed our way, forecasters say. Tropical Storm Andrea is expected to make landfall in Florida Thursday evening before speeding up the coast to New England on Friday. Andrea is bringing tropical downpours and lightning to the Gulf of Mexico region though the winds are not packing much of a punch at this point, according to Channel 7 meteorologist Pete Bouchard. The current forecast shows Andrea hitting the Boston area from Friday afternoon to Saturday morning. Southern New England could get up to three inches of rain out of Andrea. “I'm thinking that this early in the season, Andrea will lose much of her (wind) punch as she travels outside her comfort zone (that being the warm waters of …
Sunday, May 26, 2013
You'll still need a sweater, but the showers that have dampened our holiday weekend are on their way out of here: The National Weather Service predicts a sunny Memorial Day for Martha's Vineyard with a high of 62 degrees.
It will not rain on our Memorial Day parade, according to the National Weather Service. After a Sunday of isolated showers, NWS forecasters say skies will clear overnight and Monday will be sunny and cool, reaching a high of 62 degrees on Martha's Vineyard. Memorial Day observances on the Vineyard: The Second Annual "Brave Women, Brave Men" Benefit Concert takes place Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center, 79 Beach Rd, Vineyard Haven, with guitarist and singer/songwriter Jonathan Auerbach, vocalist Carole Charlin and Alejandro Carreno on percussion. Tickets are $10 to benefit Dukes County Veteran's Services. Monday's Memorial Day parade in Vineyard Haven begins at 10 a.m. at the American Legion parking lot and leads to Oak…
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Owls, ospreys, boys, books and poetry for a rainy Tuesday on Martha's Vineyard. Find more things to do in our Events section, and add your own for free.
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Monday, March 18, 2013
Winter's not done with us yet: We could get one to three inches of snow overnight before it changes to rain, snow and sleet and then to rain, forecasters say.
Martha's Vineyard can expect to see more snow, sleet and rain overnight and Tuesday. In response to a Patch query, WCVB meteorologist Harvey Leonard advised on Twitter that the Vineyard can look for about 1 to 3 inches of slushy snow tonight that will be washed away in the rain. The National Weather Service, which predicts for tonight the likelihood of Tuesday will be rainy, mainly before 5 p.m., according to the the National Weather Service, which is predicting The rain will move out overnight Tuesday and Wednesday should be mostly sunny and breezy with a high around 37, according to the NWS. Click "Keep me posted" for automatic notification when we publish weather updates. You may also be interested in Stay Patched in! Follow Martha's …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Did you capture still or moving images of what could be our last major storm of the season? Share them here and tell us your storm stories.
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Thursday, March 7, 2013
The first of three high tides in this ocean storm forced the cancellation of the Chappy Ferry and swamped parts of downtown Edgartown.
Chappy Ferry service was suspended Thursday morning as the first of three stormy high tides battered the coastline with waves and wind. Rain became heavy as the tide ebbed, and by midmorning the precipitation appeared to be changing to wet snow in Edgartown. For updates on Chappy and Steamship Authority ferry service and other storm-related news, please see our Martha's Vineyard Storm Center: March 7-8, 2013. In this video recorded shortly after high tide Thursday morning, you can see the Memorial Wharf and Edgartown Yacht Club public parking lots under water as waves lap against the side of the Seafood Shanty. Click here to see a video of the approaching storm in Menemsha, East Chop and Oak Bluffs Wednesday afternoon. Two more high tides …
Updated: The National Weather Service is warning of a "dangerous" high tide with possible flooding Friday morning. Check these links to the tide charts for eight Martha's Vineyard locations from mobilegeograhics.com.
When is high tide March 8, 2013? According to tides.mobilegeographics.com: For more about this storm, please see Ocean Storm Expected To Slam Islands, Cape and click the "Keep me posted" button below for updates. Stay Patched in! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on Twitter | Like Martha's Vineyard Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Start a blog and share your views.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The rain and wind are already tuning up, with heavy winds and coastal flooding expected to storm the Vineyard, according to the National Weather Service.
Martha's Vineyard can expect more high winds and potentially destructive flooding on Thursday and Friday. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory, a coastal flood warning and a hazardous weather outlook for Dukes County. "A strong ocean storm will bring strong winds to Block Island, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket tonight through Thursday night," according to the NWS. A coastal flood warning remains in effect from 5 a.m. Thursday though 10 a.m. Friday. Coastal flooding and severe beach erosion is likely during the high tides from Thursday morning to Friday morning, the NWS said in their warning statement: "The storm surge is projected to be 2.5 to 3 feet at most East Coast locations from Thursday morning though Friday …