Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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You know you took photos of the snow in Malden this morning—so share them and let's create a gallery of how the town looks in this morning's winter wonderland. (When's spring start?) Use the photos you already took this morning, or take your camera or cellphone, stick it out a window or doorway and take a photo or a video. Then upload it to this article. You can sign in with your Malden Patch account or your Facebook account. It's easy, just click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button and follow the directions. Be sure to include a caption for your photo that lets others know where the photo was taken. The more specific you are the better, but simply mentioning the roadway in Malden is fine too.
The city announced schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 19 due to the snowstorm coming through starting Monday night.
UPDATE MONDAY AT 9:45 P.M.: According to WBZ, Cheverus School in Malden will also be closed on Tuesday. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Malden Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, according to a tweet from the city's official Twitter account. The Teen Center, Senior Center and City Hall will be open as normal, according to the city, and trash and recycling will be picked up as normal. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service says Malden could see 3 to 5 inches of snow by dawn on Tuesday, and then another 2 to 4 inches of snow and sleet accumulation during the day.
Monday, March 18, 2013
A messy wintry mix will slam Massachusetts starting Monday night and lasting through the day on Tuesday.
It'll be a tough commute on Tuesday morning, as yet another storm blows through Malden and Massachusetts starting Monday night and lasting throughout the following day. The current forecast from the National Weather Service (NWS) says Malden will see 3 to 7 inches of snow: 2 to 4 inches falling Monday night, and another 1 to 3 inches on Tuesday morning. The storm could switch between rain and snow—with the rain quickly freezing over on roadways—before becoming all rain after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, which should see a high temperature of 38 degrees. The wind could also gust at high as 40 miles per hour. Rain and snow showers will continue into the evening hours on Tuesday, according to the NWS, which issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect from …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
"Sometimes you get it right, other times not," the City's Facebook account announced Friday afternoon. What did you think of their decision? Did you keep your kids home or send them to school?
After much outcry from parents and (not too surprisingly) students after not canceling school Friday, the mayor's office took to their Facebook account to apologize. "Sometimes you get it right, other times not. We got it wrong and we want to apologize to students and families of Malden Public Schools," the update read. The account, normally updated by Director of Online Services and Communication Technology Ron Cochran, said the city often relies on the DPW's weather forecast, which typically provides more accurate local information than the "broad strokes" provided by TV meteorologists. "We do also take in to account reports from Massachusetts Emergency Management," Cochran wrote. "We factor it all in and try and make a unified …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Malden is expecting up to 4 inches of snow this weekend. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in the Malden area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Malden Patch's coverage area. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting about 3-6 inches of snow in the city.
Will Malden get pummeled this weekend with more than a foot of snow or will it be a half-foot with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. The NWS said 6 inches of snow or more is possible and warned of heavy wet snow that may fall at 1 to 2 inches per hour. Snow may mix with rain in the Malden area Sunday. The NWS warned that the heavy wet snow could bring down tree limbs and result in scattered power outages. Channel 7 meteorologist Pete Bouchard wrote on his weather blog: Storm start-up still looks like Saturday afternoon. We'll still be able to get around and the amounts will be light through midnight - in fact, we may even mix from Boston to the …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Several inches of snow could fall in Malden from the winter storm.
[UPDATE: Jan. 21, 9:20 p.m.] A message from the City of Malden: "After careful consideration of the latest weather reports, WE WILL NOT BE DECLARING a snow emergency. We do however ask that you please use any means of legal off street parking you have available to you to keep the streets free of vehicles so that plows can do a more effective job of clearing the snow for a more efficient morning commute. We also ask residents that to be considerate while parking off-street and make sure not to park in any businesses, schools or anywhere that you are not authorized to park. Again, please use any means of legal off-street parking you have available to you to allow our snow plows to do their job this evening. We thank you for your cooperation…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The National Weather Service says the morning commute should be affected.
Winter's timeout ends Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday for Central Mass., Western Mass. and "Northeast Massachusetts away from the immediate coast." Malden's forecast is for 1-3 inches of snow during the day on Wednesday, with a high near 36. The January thaw is over. Temperatures in the 40s and 50s, approaching 60 some days, were recorded for much of the past week. The snow should slow the Wednesday morning commute, the weather service said.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
How much snow did you get at your home?
What does the overnight snowstorm look like outside your home? Upload photos from your neighborhood and take a look at snow photos from all around Malden. Click "Upload Photos and Videos" and show us what it looks like where you are.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Residents are asked to do their best to clear the streets of vehicles to allow for a smooth plowing operation.
Malden officials anticipate that Saturday night's storm will not be declared a snow emergency, according to the city's official Twitter feed. Total accumulation should be in the 3-6 inches range. Residents are asked to do their best to clear the streets of vehicles to allow for a smooth plowing operation. Sanders were headed out on Saturday afternoon to pre-treat roads before the storm picked up. More information is available on the city's Winter Weather Central site.