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Saturday 7AM Temperatures.

Cool Start…Warm, Sunny Finish

High pressure nearby led to clear skies and light winds overnight, which allowed temperatures to fall down into the 50s across a lot of the Northeast…including parts of Cape Cod. […]

Friday Morning Visible Satellite Image.

Nearly Perfect

We’ve been greeted by mainly clear skies across the region this morning. Other than some early morning low clouds and fog within the interior river valleys, and an area of […]

High Pressure Building East From the Great Lakes

Relief…Finally

It took the better part of 10 days…but drier air is finally here. Dewpoints dropped out of the 70s during the day on Wednesday and continued to fall overnight. As […]

Wednesday Morning Visible Satellite Image.

Almost There

A cold front is draped right over Eastern Massachusetts this morning, inching its way to the coast. Out ahead of the front, sticky air remains in place, with dewpoint readings […]

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Batch of Thicker Clouds, Showers, Mist Moving Onshore

Moisture Backing In Off The Ocean

Overcast skies this morning broke apart and gave way to some partial midday sunshine on parts of the Cape. The sun helped boost temperatures to the upper 70s and lower […]

Clouds and Showers Along A Cold Front.

Stuck In The Ugly Air

A cold front has made its way into central parts of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Behind this front, refreshing air has pushed eastward into the western parts of Southern New England, […]

Thursday Afternoon Dewpoint Temperatures.

Muggy Conditions Continue

Dewpoint readings continue to hover around the 70F mark across the Cape and Islands. The high humidity will lead to the development of low clouds and fog after sundown. Temperatures […]

Dewpoints

Humid!

With Nantucket Sound water temperatures in the middle 70s, a southwest wind this time of year almost always results in uncomfortable dewpoint readings. Today is no exception…as readings are in […]

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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 […]

Original Image Courtesy: NASA

MODIS Satellite

The August 20th Aqua Satellite image from the MODIS platform. Notice the building cumulus clouds over land thanks to ample low level moisture (all this humidity) and surface heating from […]