Chris Lambert

Mild Hangs Around... For Now

Posted by Chris Lambert

How bout' that weather yesterday?  Low 60s, filtered sunshine and a light breeze allowed for a perfect mid November afternoon across the area.  Now we just need to keep that going through the weekend right?

We'll keep the mild weather around the next few days, although at times, the sun struggles to win the battle.  Timing the sunshine today favors the afternoon as the mostly cloudy skies and a sprinkle we have this morning moves out.  The chance of morning sprinkles favors southern Bristol/Plymouth counties and the Cape and Islands.  Highs near 60 once again this afternoon. 

Skies start clear this evening, only to see clouds increase overnight.  That increase in cloud cover also coincides with the peak of the Leonid Meteor Shower, meaning the chance to see some shooting stars is low.    http://earthsky.org/space/everything-you-need-to-know-leonid-meteor-shower

Clouds win the battle tomorrow, but the mild air sticks around again as highs head for the upper 50s.  A few scattered showers or patchy drizzle is also possible in the afternoon as a warm front approaches from the south.  Those showers tomorrow are hit or miss, but they become more of a hit overnight and Monday morning.  On Monday morning, temperatures start in the 60s, but after the cold front comes through with scattered downpours, gusty winds and even a few thunderstorms mid to late morning, temps will drop mid to late afternoon back into the 50s.

Cold air pours in Monday night, and chilly air settles in for mid-week.

Have a good 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:

*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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