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Busy Northeast Winds Again Today

Northeast Winds Persist

Gusty northeast winds have gradually diminished in strength over the last 36 hours as the strong pressure gradient over the area has weakened. Unfortunately, with high pressure still located to […]

Clouds Locked In Today

Cloudy, Windy, Damp, Cold

A stiff northeast wind will continue through the day today, ensuring another wet and cold day around the area. While precipitation will be limited to drizzle and scattered showers – […]

Hurricane Joaquin

Joaquin Expected To Stay Out at Sea

The 8AM advisory from the National Hurricane Center places a powerful Category Four Hurricane Joaquin in the Central Bahamas. The storm is now moving very slowly northwestward, paralleling Long Island […]

Rain Lifting Back Northward Tonight

Damp, Windy and Cold

Waves of moisture riding along a frontal boundary to our south will continue to impact the region over the next 24 to 48 hours. After drying out a bit during […]

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Midday Visible Satellite Image and Temperatures

Bit of Midday Sunshine

The cloud deck has broken apart a bit around the area, yielding some midday sunshine across the Mid and Upper Cape. That has helped boost temperatures to near 70F on […]

Monday Midday Temperatures

Far More September-Like

Temperatures thus far on Monday have held in the middle 60s and we’ll likely see highs topping out under 70F this afternoon. That, plus the addition of a stiff northeast […]

Thursday Late Afternoon Satellite and Temperatures

Just Like Yesterday…

…and the day before that…and the day before that…and so on. Sunny and warm conditions continue around the area this afternoon. Temperatures are topping out right around 80F across the […]

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Courtesy NCAR

Erika Disorganized, Heading Northwest

Tropical Storm Erika remains weak and quite disorganized as of Friday morning. The system continues to battle strong shear (a classic result of El Nino) and some lingering dry air […]

Tropical Storm Erika. Thursday Morning Visible Satellite Image and Forecast Positions from the NHC.

Tropical Storm Erika

Tropical Storm Erika is moving into the Northern Leeward Islands Thursday morning, bringing thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong wind gusts to places like Antigua and Guadeloupe. The system is forecast […]

Courtesy: NOAA / NCDC

NOAA: July Temps Above Average

The July contiguous U.S. average temperature was 73.9°F, 0.2°F above the 20th century average and ranked near the middle in the 121-year period of record. The average contiguous U.S. temperature […]