Saturday, September 8, 2012
There's a possibility of severe thunderstorms in Danvers on Saturday afternoon.
Severe weather, including the slight possibility of a tornado, is expected on Saturday afternoon. The National Weather Service on Saturday morning said thunderstorms would develop between noon and 2 p.m. “then become more numerous during the mid and late afternoon.” The storms are expected to include strong and damaging winds plus torrential downpours. The storms could also include frequent, vivid lightening. Those downpours may cause flooding in small streams and poor drainage areas. The possibility for the severe weather extends across most of southern and central New England, including Danvers. The weather service also said there is a low chance of tornadoes “but it is a chance worth mentioning.” By midday on Saturday, a tornado watch …
Friday, August 10, 2012
A tornado watch has been issued for Danvers through 9 p.m. on Friday.
A tornado watch has been issued for all of Essex County, including Danvers, until 9 p.m. on Friday. The watch, issued by the national Weather Service in Taunton at 3:30 p.m., means that conditions are favorable for the formation of a tornado. It does not mean that a tornado has been spotted. The watch also covers much of eastern Massachusetts, including Middlesex and Suffolk counties.
Thunderstorms and damaging winds are expected Friday afternoon into Friday evening.
A hazardous weather outlook has been issued for Danvers and surrounding nearby areas of the North Shore on Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service reported showers and thunderstorms will be rolling in Friday afternoon and evening. "Thunderstorms may contain very heavy downpours and cause localized street flooding. Some of the thunderstorms may also contain strong wind gusts," the weather service reported. Some storms may be severe with damaging winds, according to weather service. No severe storm watches or warning have been issued. As of 3 p.m., the leading edge of a well-defined rainstorm was crossing Route 495 and headed east. If you catch any storm photos, add them to our pics and clips gallery.