Pete Bouchard

One Day Drop

Posted by Pete Bouchard

Good shot of cold coming down from Northern New England. Don't know if you caught it on the social media websites this morning, but here's a shot of the Mt. Washington Auto Road:


Yeah, it was that cold on the ol' rockpile. Some of that chill is pouring in now. Our temps will continue to crumble through the night, and by morning, the freeze is on. Suburbs will see their first hard freeze of the season - that means temps in the 20s! This will wipe out the gardens (if left unprotected), the pollen, the mosquitoes and put the lawn on notice.

However, now that we've exhausted the subject of chilly temps, it's time to move Indian Summer. That's right. The first warmup of 70 or better after the first freeze - and the autumnal equinox - constitutes the Indian summer. (Hey, we have rules here.)

This shot of cold is indeed a one shot deal. I'm expecting the warmup process to start as early as Saturday night and finish on Monday. Highs will leap to the 60s Sunday and around 70 on Monday! This is certainly within reason too, considering our record high temps this time of year have peaked in the upper 80s.

Nothing like that coming, but the cold will be on hold next week. Highs linger in the 60s right through Thursday.

Enjoy the weekend.


Chris Lambert

50/50 Weekend

Posted by Chris Lambert

We're off to an iffy start to the weekend as nuisance rain and wet snow moves across the area.  While it's not a well organized area of low pressure, it develops right near us midday, and that'll be enough for a tricky forecast.  Light to moderate  rain/snow is on and off early this morning with a heavier burst of precipitation possible late morning, through mid afternoon in eastern MA (11:00AM-3:00PM).

Posted 01/18/14, 6:54am
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Pete Bouchard

Final Days

Posted by Pete Bouchard

That's the way to get it done! Fine finish to the workweek as sun dominated and winds behaved.

I submit that is the one - and perhaps only - reason these days have felt springlike in this extended thaw. If the winds were gusty on a day like today, the sun (albeit a little stronger these days) is really no help.

Posted 01/17/14, 5:06pm
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Jeremy Reiner

Great Mid-Winter Weather

Posted by Jeremy Reiner

Nice mid-winter weather? Here's how I envision it:


*Mild temps (40 or higher)

*Little to no wind

That last bullet point (IMO) is probably the biggest when outside this time of year. After our morning fog lifts out of here all three of those criteria will be met this afternoon's Friday. #Winning.

Posted 01/17/14, 7:04am
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Pete Bouchard

Colder Temperatures Cometh

Posted by Pete Bouchard

As far as blah days go, this was the blahest.

Fog blanketed the area as winds remained light and variable. We're still looking at some fog, but the thickest part of it should only be during the first half of the night. After that, gentle winds should "mix out" some of the heavily fogged in areas.

Posted 01/16/14, 5:24pm
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