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Visible Satellite and Dewpoint Readings

Cooler, Less Humid Friday and Saturday

A backdoor cold front will press southward across New England today, setting off a few isolated showers as it moves into the warm, humid air mass over the region. Behind […]

Temperature Departures Last 7 Days. Original Image Courtesy WxBell

Warm Late Summer Pattern Continues

A large ridge of high pressure has taken hold of the eastern third of the nation and will remain in place right through the holiday weekend. Not only has this […]

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Another Nearly Perfect Day

Monday proved to be a bit too warm and humid for some, as temperatures peaked in the middle and upper 80s across the Cape with dewpoint readings in the 70s. […]

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Wed Midday Satellite and Temps

Sunny and Very Warm at Midday

Temperatures have climbed to the lower 80s on most of the Cape as of lunchtime, under sunny skies. Dewpoint readings are mostly in the 60s – a touch of humidity […]

Monday Late Afternoon Dewpoint Readings

High Dewpoints…Again

Dewpoint readings climbed back into the 70s today – with readings reaching as high as 74F in Chatham earlier Monday. That, combined with temperatures in the 80s, put the heat […]

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]