Chris Lambert

Well Deserved

Posted by Chris Lambert

After 8" of rain in the last two weeks, we needed/deserved this one!  What a day with temps just shy of 80 degrees, low humidity, plenty of sunshine and a refreshing breeze.  We'll trade those sunny skies in for mainly clear skies tonight as temperatures fall to near 60 in Boston, but in the upper 40s and lower 50s in the suburbs.

I wish I could say the Father's Day exactly repeats today, but we do have a few late afternoon showers to track.  They'll be scattered about in the afternoon, after 4PM, so I don't expect a lot of rain, but an occasional nuisance shower may stroll on through (only 30-40% of us get wet).  Best chance to stay dry until dinner, will be close to the coast, especially the South Shore, Cape and Islands. Temps tomorrow are still mild, in the mid to upper 70s and we will have some sunshine in the morning.

A few scattered shower linger in the evening, but they won't add to any flood concerns across the area.  However, a flood warning is still up for the Assabet River and the Charles River thanks to high river levels from the previous storm.  Water levels are just above flood stage for those two rivers, but improvements for the Assabet River are seen by tomorrow morning as levels fall back below flood stage.  For the Charles River, water levels continue to steady near 5.4 feet overnight and tomorrow.  Flood stage is 5.0 feet.

Monday is muggy with a few pop up storms in the afternoon and temps in the 80s. 

Next week looks quiet overall with highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s through the week.  One thing we'll track though is an area of low pressure just to our south Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.  It looks to be out to sea, so other than a few showers skirting SE Mass overnight Tuesday, I don't expect much out of these. 

Low humidity takes over Wednesday/Thursday before slightly warmer and muggier weather works in Friday/Saturday.  We could have a few scattered storms by Saturday afternoon, but that doesn't look like an organized area of low pressure, just some pop-up showers/storms thanks to humid weather, highs in the mid 80s, and a bit of instability to the atmosphere.

Have a good Sunday and Happy Father's Day.

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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