Extreme Weather On The Way

EXTREME WEATHER ON THE WAY


The National Weather Service is forecasting extremely cold weather across the region beginning Thursday night and lasting into Friday morning.
 
Temperatures are expected to drop into the single digits to several degrees below zero with wind chills of 10 to 25 below are forecasted. During this time frame, sustained winds of 25mph are expected with gusts up to 65mph.
 
Methuen Residents are advised to use caution during this time frame due to this potentially life threatening wind chill.

Methuen Residents are also urged to protect themselves, family members and pets from frostbite and hypothermia. Please use caution when using alternative heat sources due to the possibility of fire and/or carbon monoxide poisoning.

Extremely cold weather also brings on the potential for vehicle failures as well as bursting water pipes in homes and water main breaks in roadways.