There will be several storms moving across the area all week that are expected to all bring rain to Medford.
The few white flakes we saw on Sunday afternoon is likely all the snow we’ll see as part of several storms that will move across Medford this week, according to the National Weather Service. The greatest chance of snow will come to the northwest of Medford. On Monday night into Tuesday, the next storm will bring "mainly rain" to the area, the weather service said. Then on Tuesday night into Wednesday northwest winds could really pick up. Winds during that time could prompt a wind advisory, the weather service said. And finally, on Thursday night into Friday, another storm will again "probably bring mainly rain" with a greater chance of snow to start the storm for inland areas. The Medford forecast for the week, as of Monday:
The storm could drop 1 to 2 inches of rain late Wednesday into Thursday and bring wind gusts along the coast.
A little more than a week after 'superstorm' Sandy swept through Massachusetts, Medford resident may have to brace for another windy, rainy night on Wednesday. A nor'easter could blow into the area mid-week and the storm could drop 1 to 2 inches of rain from Wednesday into Thursday, according to WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Rainer. Rainer also wrote that coastal winds could gust between 40 and 60 miles per hour along the South Shore, Cape Cod and the islands, although winds "will be much lighter inland with this storm." The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook statement on Sunday afternoon, saying that strong to damaging northeast winds are likely especially across Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island late …