Wednesday, June 22, 2011
An art exhibit and a chance of rain are among things to know about today.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Today will see a slight chance of rain in the afternoon with a high near 79. The overnight low will be around 62. 2. Artist Priscilla Parrott is on display at Dabblers with her “Landscapes” exhibit, showing between 11 a.m. through 7 p.m. 3. The Adventure Film Festival continues at the Regent Theatre in Arlington (7 Medford St.) at 7:30 p.m. 2010 award winners will be shown and general admission is $18. 4. Tonight’s Concord-Carlisle High School Building Committee meeting has been cancelled. 5. On this day in 1937 Joe Louis defeats Jim Braddock in Chicago to become the first African American champion since …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for today and tonight for eastern Massachusetts and surrounding areas.
Keep and eye on the skies for thunderstorms today. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a hazardous weather outlook for today that extends into tonight in anticipation of possibly thunderstorms. The outlook pertains to much of eastern Massachusetts, including Burlington, as well as northern Connecticut and Rhode Island. According to the NWS, "scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening," and "locally heavy rainfall and localized flooding will be the most likely threat with these storms." The NWS also states there is a low risk of a few storms becoming severe and producing damaging straight-line winds.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Musings on the rain and how to cope with it.
It is spring. I know that because I have two calendars and they both told me that spring has sprung, in fact it sprang many weeks ago. I also know that April showers bring May flowers, which just proves you can’t trust either calendars or adages. You must rely on your senses. It is raining and has been for about a month and it is cold. This is not what my ancestors told me to expect of May. And they did not give me a back up plan. According to weather.com we are not going to see the sun until May 22. So it is time for Plan B, the things your parents never told you: what to do if it rains for a month. Some thoughts on passing the next few days in a good mood (or at least not spreading your gloom to others): Afterthought It is …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Concord meetings and Miss Massachusetts are among things to know about today.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the new feature in the comments section. 1. And now for something completely different … Showers are likely (again), mainly before 9 a.m., with areas of fog, according to the National Weather Service. The rest of the day will be mostly cloudy with a high temperature near 61 degrees. There’s a chance of more showers and fog in the evening, with a low of 51 degrees. 2. Miss Massachusetts will be in Lexington today at 1:30 for the Food Pantry Benefit Concert. Those who attend are asked to provide an 18 oz box of quick oats, 16 oz jar of peanut butter, or…