Chris Lambert

Warming Before The Rain

Posted by Chris Lambert

Well, today was almost a carbon copy of yesterday.  Temps were close, the coastline was the coolest and sunshine dominated most of the day.  Once again, the warmest temperatures in New England  were far removed from the coastline.  Burlington, VT as well as Quebec City were in the lower 80s this afternoon, about the same as Fort Myers, Florida.

The pattern change lies ahead and we'll see nice weather and warmer temps before the rain hits.  As those east winds we had this weekend turn to the south, Monday and Tuesday warm up.  The most noticeable difference will be at the coast as highs finally break into the 60s, and even close to 70 by Tuesday.  Inland, 70 is easily within reach as highs break into the mid to upper 70s Tuesday afternoon.

The area of high pressure anchored in will not allow for rain through Tuesday but after that, all bets are off.  The pesky area of low pressure that's in the middle part of the country now, finds it's way toward New England and the chance of showers start Wednesday afternoon.  Unsettled weather may not be easy to kick out either as each day from Wednesday, into Saturday, features a chance of rain.  We could use it, the lawns and gardens will appreciate the water.  

We're running almost 3" behind in the rainfall department since April 1st.  While we may not make that all up this week,  we could cut that in half by the time next weekend ends.

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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