Monthly Archives: February 2015

Monday 6:00 AM Travel Advisory

All Town roads were treated early this morning. The roads are currently being plowed and all routes in Portsmouth will be open this morning. Road conditions may be less favorable in the areas to our north. Allow extra time for … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Weather Graphic

Latest snowfall graphic from NWS Taunton (click to enlarge):

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Travel Advisory to be posted early Monday morning

We will post an updated travel advisory here shortly after 6:00 AM Monday morning. We will be receiving current road condition reports and recommendations from the Portsmouth Public Works, Police, and Fire Departments before the 6:00 AM advisory.

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Portsmouth Public Schools Closed Mon Feb 9

All Portsmouth Public Schools closed and all after school activities cancelled Monday Feb 9 due to weather.

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Winter storm update Sun Feb 8

The Portsmouth Police Department has issued a Parking Ban in Portsmouth, effective Sunday night midnight until further notice. Here is the latest snowfall graphic from National Weather Taunton (click to enlarge):  

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Winter Storm Warning Sun Feb 8

The National Weather service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for our area from Sunday through early Tuesday morning. The major impacts of this storm will be felt in areas to our north and west. Here is a predicted snowfall … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Public Schools 1-Hour Delay Tues Feb 3

One hour delayed start for all Portsmouth Public Schools Tues Feb 3. 1. Buses will run their regular routes one (1) hour later than usual. 2. Classes will begin one (1) hour later than usual. 3. All dismissals will be … Continue reading

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Graphing Today’s Flash Freeze

Here is a graph of the actual temperatures recorded in Portsmouth today between 3:00 PM (15:00) and 4:00 PM (16:00). This is an unusual and impressive weather phenomenon. The National Weather Service in Taunton accurately predicted this event.  

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Travel Advisory Mon Feb 2 – Afternoon – Evening

A flash freeze is expected this afternoon. Use extreme caution while driving this afternoon and evening. Allow extra time for travel.

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Freeze Expected Later Today – Shovel Your Walks Early Feb 2 0800

Although we have a rain/snow mix right now, the weather forecast is for dropping temperatures later today.  Shovel walks early and apply ice melt.   The job will be much more difficult after things freeze over.

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