Friday, March 8, 2013
It's another snow day for Andover students.
It's another snow day for the students of Andover. Andover Public Schools are closed Friday, according to Patch news partner 7News. For breaking Andover news as it happens, sign up for Andover Patch breaking news alerts.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Andover could see around a half a foot or more snow Saturday night into Sunday.
There are still huge snowbanks everywhere from the Blizzard of '13, even after moderate temperatures this week, but Old Man Winter isn't done with Andover. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect until Sunday at 1 p.m. for a storm that will pass through the area starting Saturday night. The forecast calls for 1-2 inches of snow on Saturday night and another 2-4 inches on Sunday, mainly before 4 p.m. Visibility won't be great either, as winds could gust as high as 43 mph on Sunday, blowing the snow around and producing wind chill values as low as -2 on Sunday night. The gusty winds will continue on Presidents Day, which will be sunny with a high near 32 but wind chill values as low as -4.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Here's your one-stop-shop for blizzard information and to share what you know with your Andover neighbors.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Snow is expected to blanket the area, Monday afternoon or evening and last through the night, accumulating 4-6 inches by Tuesday morning.
A snow storm may be headed for Andover Monday afternoon and leave up to 6 inches of heavy snow in its wake before tomorrow's morning commute. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch, forecasting 4-6 inches of snow as temperatures drop to the low 20s with 15-25 mph winds and gusts up to 40 mph. "There is still some uncertainty on the amounts, which will depend on the exact track of the [storm]," says the Weather Service. If the storm does blanket the Andover area, snow is expected to arrive late this afternoon or early evening and continue through the night. Andover may see snow showers for the afternoon, but 4-6 inches of snow tonight. Snowfall may become heavy at times and should taper off tomorrow morning. Visibility…
Friday, October 28, 2011
Two to five inches of snow is possible.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for western Essex County, including Andover. The storm, which may stretch from Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, could dump two to five inches of snow on the area. NWS predicted the storm will be a mix of rain and snow. Leaves on the trees coupled with heavy wet snow may cause branches to break with power outages possible. NWS is also predicting strong northeast winds. “The potential for heavy impact with this early season winter storm is possible. Heavy wet snow could cause hazardous driving conditions as well as widespread power outages,” reported the NWS.
More snow may hit Andover this weekend. It won't be as bad as these photos, but it won't be long until Andover's streets looking like this again.
After the dusting of snow and ice this week and the possibility of more snow this weekend, we thought readers may want to take a look back at last winter – and see what is in store for us in the coming months.
Friday, January 28, 2011
Yesterday's varsity schedule wiped out due to snow; both hoop squads in action tonight.
- Jay Oza
Friday, January 28, 2011
It looks like the only thing that can slow down 12-0 girls basketball team is the weather. The snow robbed us of another game in the Lady Warriors’ pursuit of perfection as well as boys swimming, girls skiing, and boys gymnastics meets. Luckily for Warriors fans, today is an equally packed day of sports over at Andover High School, highlighted by hard-court heroes from the girls and boys varsity basketball teams taking the floor in a couple of very important games tonight. Girls basketball The good news after last night’s postponement is that the Lady Warriors are still undefeated. Tonight against Methuen, they will put a 12 game winning streak on the line against the Rangers at Andover High. The Methuen High Rangers are only 3-8 this …
Friday, January 21, 2011
Temperatures are expected to dip down near single digits.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, January 21, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow and says that temperatures will hover in the mid-20 degrees. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has issued a set of tips for staying safe in extreme cold conditions. "As we enter the time of year when we can expect extremely low temperatures and wind chills, we all must take precautions to minimize the dangers presented by such severe weather," stated MEMA Acting Director Kurt Schwartz. "To that end, MEMA presents these cold weather safety tips." The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency provided the content for this article.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Monday's blizzard brought roughly a foot of snowfall in Andover.
A foot of snow will always lead to driving annoyances and back-breaking work. However, it also leads to some amazing photographic opportunities. Here are a bunch of photos from the storm yesterday in Andover. Editor Brendan Lewis also contributed to this gallery.
Monday, December 27, 2010
Upload your storm photos!
The big one has finally hit the region and Andover is one of hundreds of communities in New England being slammed by a snow storm. AndoverPatch wants your snow photos. Even if you don't decide to venture out into the elements, we welcome all photos chronicling your blizzard day adventure. We want to know what you're doing to keep yourself (and the kiddos) occupied — puzzles, pizza-making, arts and crafts — anything goes on a snow day. To add photos, join AndoverPatch as a user by clicking "Signup" (you can find the signup spot on the upper right hand corner of our homepage). Once you are registered as a user, click the green "Add" below the photos in our Blizzard gallery. Happy snow day. Be safe and enjoy it!