Chris Lambert

Cold Blast

Posted by Chris Lambert

Sunshine starts this weekend as temps run into the middle 40s.  The wind is active out of the west to northwest, but overall, it's a pretty good start to the weekend. 

The weather story tonight is the incoming cold air that blasts through New England.  An arctic front delivers a few scattered snow showers - or a few squalls - and flurries overnight and much colder air by daybreak.  Temps start off in the teens and lower 20s Sunday morning and struggle to warm.  The arctic front also reinforces the strong wind gusts out of the northwest.  Highs tomorrow are in the 25-30 degree range for most with wind chill factors near 10 as winds gust 30-40mph.  Game time temp at Gillette is 23 degrees with a wind chill of 6.  It'll get even colder in the 2nd half.  

The coldest high temperature in Boston for any November 24th is 29 degrees.  That record set in 1936.  We'll be close too it for sure, but ironically, the high for tomorrow may come at midnight tonight, just before the true arctic air arrives.

Monday is another cold day, but not as bad by the afternoon with winds not as strong and temps in the lower to mid 30s.

Another weather headline this week will be the Wednesday storm.  We'll track a low from the Desert Southwest to the Southeast, then up the East Coast.  Exact track will play into who sees rain vs snow, but as of now, it's mainly a rain event for the eastern half of the Commonwealth.  The highest snow chance runs in western and Upstate New York. Even if it is an all rain event for many of us, that rain could be heavy at times from overnight Tuesday through Wednesday.  That means a slow go on the roadways. 

Thanksgiving and Black Friday turn colder and dry with highs in the 30s.

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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