WEATHER CHARTS/GRAPHICS https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/ WEATHER CHARTS/GRAPHICS Wed Jan1 2014 WEATHER SERVICE CLOSE TO ISSUING "NEAR BLIZZARD" ADVISORY. This latest satellite image shows two areas of energy (red arrows) that are expected to merge and evolve into what may be referred to as The Blizzard of 2014 after this is all over Friday. MLBaron to appear on WBSM after the Mayor of New Bedford with a special report from The West Island Weather Station after 3PM this afternoon. Wed Jan1 2014 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772275 188772275 Jan 2, 2014 Snow Map THIS STORM COULD BE A CARBON COPY OF THE JAN 2, 2014 NEAR BLIZZARD EVENT - (SNOW PREDICTION MAP FROM JAN 2, 2014): Here's some numbers from the January 2, 2014 snow storm that very likely could bring similar numbers by Wednesday. Even the wind gusts are expected to be 40-50 MPH range like the storm 20 days ago. Another amazing similarity is the cold arctic air that will follow after the system departs. Another potential snow event is being discussed for the weekend, Stay tuned! http://www.westislandweather.com/ ..BRISTOL COUNTY SNOW TOTALS JAN 3, 2014 REPORT: ACUSHNET 10.5 526 AM 1/03 HAM RADIO SOMERSET 9.8 233 PM 1/03 HAM RADIO MANSFIELD 9.6 841 AM 1/03 TRAINED SPOTTER NEW BEDFORD 9.5 421 PM 1/03 HAM RADIO FALL RIVER 9.4 907 AM 1/03 HAM RADIO TAUNTON 9.2 1200 PM 1/03 NWS OFFICE NORTH ACUSHNET 8.5 609 AM 1/03 HAM RADIO DIGHTON 8.5 630 AM 1/03 NWS EMPLOYEE ATTLEBORO 8.5 1253 PM 1/03 TRAINED SPOTTER REHOBOTH 8.4 508 PM 1/03 NWS EMPLOYEE FAIRHAVEN 7.3 1031 AM 1/03 WEST ISLAND WX STAT https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772276 188772276 January 2, 2014 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772277 188772277 Jan 2, 2014 The latest wind barb graphic over the ocean shows the "sticks" pointing to the current wind direction. You can clearly see a defining circulation of a developing low pressure area off the Delmarva Peninsula. Currently 294 miles away from The West Island Weather Station - Estimated ETA 10 hours - to SouthCoast / as of 0758 HRS. 1-02-2014 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772278 188772278 Friday, Jan 3, 2014 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772279 188772279 Jan 4, 2014 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772280 188772280 Snow Cover Jan 9, 2014 THESE ARE NOT CLOUDS! A GOES Satellite image of the Northeast showing the snow on the ground throughout most of the upper East Coast of The U.S. as of January 9, 2014. The clouds off shore are influenced by the very cold arctic air blowing over the warmer ocean water. SouthCoast will thaw out and may reach 54 degrees over the weekend. So what if there's some rain in the forecast, we'll take it!. https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772281 188772281 Jan 11, 2014 This rare January thunder cell clapped out a blast at 4pm today - 1-11-2014. MORE WEATHER ACTION TONIGHT - WIND COULD GUST TO NEAR 50mph - Tonight: Mostly cloudy with rain. Lows around 43F. Wind chill around 35F. Windy, with a south wind 10 to 26 MPH, gusting to 49 MPH. Chance of precipitation near 100%. Precipitation amounts between three quarters of an inch and one inch expected during the period. Sunday looking good after this mess passes through tonight https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772282 188772282 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772283 188772283 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772284 188772284 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772285 188772285 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772286 188772286 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772287 188772287 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772288 188772288 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772289 188772289 Jan 20, 2014 GAS UP THE PLOWS AND FILL THE SAND BARRELS! Updated Snow Prediction Maps. as of 358 PM 1-20-2014 - There's 2 maps the percentage map shows the percentage possibility of getting 8" of snow. SouthCoast is valued at 58%. The other map shows the snow prediction totals as of 358 PM this afternoon. Note the immediate shoreline is on the borderline of 6-8" possible. Either way - a plowable snowfall event imminent within 24HRS. https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772290 188772290 Jan 20, 2014 GAS UP THE PLOWS AND FILL THE SAND BARRELS! Updated Snow Prediction Maps. as of 358 PM 1-20-2014 - There's 2 maps the percentage map shows the percentage possibility of getting 8" of snow. SouthCoast is valued at 58%. The other map shows the snow prediction totals as of 358 PM this afternoon. Note the immediate shoreline is on the borderline of 6-8" possible. Either way - a plowable snowfall event imminent within 24HRS. https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772291 188772291 1-21-2014 HERE'S WHAT THE NUMBERS LOOK LIKE AS OF 444AM -1-21-2014 (This map usually updates every 4-6 hours) https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772292 188772292 1-21-2014 LATEST SNOW MAP SHOWS NO SURPRISES - HIGH CONFIDENCE WITH THESE LATEST NUMBERS. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MAP UPDATED 930AM - The high wind gusts should stay below 50 MPH - and isolated mostly to the Cape - and maybe open areas like West Island - Buzzards Bay. https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772293 188772293 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772294 188772294 1-22-2014 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772295 188772295 1-22-2014 https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772296 188772296 1-22-2014 HERE'S SOME MAPS AND CHARTS ON WHAT'S GOING ON RIGHT NOW: RADAR-SATELLITE-SURFACE GRAPHICS created by The West Island Weather Station 1-22-2014 0703 HRS. https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772297 188772297 1-22-2014 HERE'S SOME MAPS AND CHARTS ON WHAT'S GOING ON RIGHT NOW: RADAR-SATELLITE-SURFACE GRAPHICS created by The West Island Weather Station 1-22-2014 0703 HRS. https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772298 188772298 1-22-2014 HERE'S SOME MAPS AND CHARTS ON WHAT'S GOING ON RIGHT NOW: RADAR-SATELLITE-SURFACE GRAPHICS created by The West Island Weather Station 1-22-2014 0703 HRS. https://www.westislandweather.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=188772299 188772299