Pete Bouchard

Not A Lot of Complaints

Posted by Pete Bouchard

While the pattern is pretty cold, not a lot of folks are complaining about it. Sun has been out, the weather's been dry, and for November, this isn't half bad.

Don't see any reason to amend the headlines either. Gigantic high pressure system will park itself across Northern New England over the next few days, giving us some cold mornings and bright afternoons.

There is one caveat to the forecast however. The onshore winds that this high will produce eventually will foster some cloudiness. I'm seeing a sharp line between the sun and clouds by Tue-Wed of next week. Most of them should stay off Nantucket, but there might be enough of a push to get them back on Cape Cod. These are the finer points of the forecast and the items that we'll have to tackle after the weekend.

In the meantime, enjoy the ride.

Pete

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:

*Sunshine

*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 AND.....it'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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