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Updataed: Tue Sep 02, 2014 01:30PM
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38m : Scattered showers/isold t-storms moving E from CT Valley. Brief heavy downpours expected.
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2h : Showers starting to move out of the Berkshires and heading towards the Connecticut River valley in MA & CT. Will be impacting travel on I91.
3h : It was a foggy start this AM. The latest obs & webcams show that the fog has lifted across much of the region.
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5h : Per NE Regional Climate Center , last 90-days it's been anomalously dry over S&E
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5h : We've posted our Summer 2014 Climatology. In brevity, near-normal summer conditions, dry for portions of
6h : Dense Fog Advisory for the South Coast/Cape and Islands Until 10 AM, although some locations may see improvement earlier.
7h : Hazy, hot and humid weather continues today. As a front approaches there is a risk for late day thunderstorms:
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8h : Fog will be locally dense along the South Coast/Cape and Islands into mid morning, before burning off. Drive with extra caution!
18h : Bourne/Hyannis NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter KEC73, broadcasts on 162.550 MHz, is not transmitting. Technical issues being worked on.
20h : Isolated showers linger early this eve S. of the Mass Pike. Otherwise tonight will be muggy, lows mostly around 70.
22h : Temps peaking out in the 80s across most of the area. Isolated t-storms remain psbl into this evening mainly south of the Mass Pike.
Sep 1 : Here is a graphic with some info on how we rate tornadoes. Additional info is available at
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Sep 1 : MT : Today is first time in almost 70 yrs that there have been no tropical storms active anywhere in the world on Sep. 1.
Sep 1 : MT : Sept is Nat'l Preparedness Month! Be prepared for any emergency/disaster, follow
Sep 1 : RT : 24hr precip map for northeast US. Max 2.41 in at Worcester, MA .
Sep 1 : MT : With rough possible, heed beach warning flags & pls memorize how to survive a :
Sep 1 : Here's further information on the tornado that occurred in Worcester last night.
Sep 1 : Best chance for sun today will be in Southern NH and Northern MA. Best chance for clouds...the South Coasts of RI and MA. Highs in Mid 80s.
Aug 31 : NWS Boston has issued a Public Information Statement confirming an EF0 tornado touchdown in Worcester Sunday evening.

Updataed: Tue Sep 02, 2014 01:30PM
about an hour ago: Showers starting to move out of the Berkshires and heading towards the Connecticut River valley in MA & CT. Will be impacting travel on I91.
2 hours ago: It was pretty foggy out there early this morning. Looking at the latest observations and webcams appears that the fog has lifted across much of the region. However still see some patchy fog across the Cape and Nantucket.
5 hours ago: We've posted our Summer 2014 climatology. In brevity, mainly a near-normal summer in terms of temperature, but dry in some areas with a rainfall deficit of 1 to 2 inches.

https://nwschat.weather.gov/p.php?pid=201409021206-KBOX-NOUS41-PNSBOX
6 hours ago: Dense Fog Advisory for the South Coast/Cape and Islands Until 10 AM, although some locations may see improvement earlier.
7 hours ago: A three-H day today, hazy, hot and humid. This also means a heavy shower or thunderstorm is possible as well especially as a cold front approaches.

Here's an outlook:
8 hours ago: Fog will be locally dense along the South Coast/Cape and Islands into mid morning, before burning off. Drive with extra caution!
17 hours ago: Bourne/Hyannis NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter KEC73, broadcasts on 162.550 MHz, is not transmitting. Technical issues being worked on.
21 hours ago: Isolated thunderstorms will be possible into this evening, mainly south of the Mass Pike. Tonight will be muggy with lows mainly around 70.
Yesterday: Here's further information on the tornado that occurred in Worcester last night. http://ow.ly/AW977
Yesterday: An EF-0 tornado touched down in Worcester Sunday evening and caused a 1.7 mile long path of damage. A National Weather Service Survey Team examined the area of damage together with the Worcester Emergency Management Agency.

But do you know what an EF-0 rating means? Or how that rating comes about? Here's some information about those topics.
August 31: A continuation of warm and humid conditions expected for Labor Day. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible with locally heavy rainfall being the main threat.
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August 31: At 10am, Ferry Boat Captains on Buzzards Bay, Vineyard & Nantucket Sounds reported SW winds 15-20 KT, seas 2-3 FT & good VSBY under cloudy skies.
August 31: NWS Taunton only received 1.29 inches of rainfall for the month of August. Normal is @4.00 inches. No wonder our grass is brown!
August 31: A disturbance from the Great Lakes passes to our north today. Meanwhile tropical air is being drawn into Southern New England. The result will be showers and thunderstorms developing this afternoon and evening. Strong wind gusts and heavy downpours will be possible with these thunderstorms. Stay alert to changing weather conditions this afternoon and evening.
August 30: Today's low humidity will be a distant memory tomorrow. Dewpoints will climb to near 70 on Sunday, making it feel more uncomfortable. There will be scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm, some with locally torrential downpours, especially over the interior.
August 30: Here are some area beach reports from lifeguards as of 1130am:
Second Beach: 1 FT surf with water temp of 71 degrees - no rips;.
Horseneck Beach: 1 FT surf with water temp of 71 degrees - isolated rips;.
Nauset Beach: 1 FT surf with water temp of 64 degrees - no rips; and
Salisbury Beach: 2-4 FT surf with water temp of 60 degrees - no rips.
August 30: At 10am, Ferry Boat Captains on Buzzards Bay, Vineyard & Nantucket Sounds reported S/SE winds 5-10KT, seas under 1 FT & excellent VSBY.
August 30: So how cool was it this morning? Norwood & Taunton #MA: 44, Marthas Vineyard 39, Smithfield #RI & Keene #NH: 48, while only 58 at #Boston.
August 30: Most of Southern New England will finish Aug cooler & drier than normal. Here are the prelim temps BOS: -1.6, ORH: -1.8, PVD & BDL -1.9. #MA
August 30: With clear skies and calm winds, some spots across southeastern Mass. are down right really chilly this morning. At 6 AM, the temperature is down to 39 degrees on Martha's Vineyard for the cool spot so far this morning! Other cool readings include 44 degrees at Taunton airport (49 at NWS Taunton), 45 at Norwood, 47 in New Bedford and 49 degrees at Plymouth.
August 30: Today will be fine start to the holiday weekend. Expect mostly sunny skies, a light south wind, and comfortable humidity levels. Here is a chart of forecast high temperatures for today. Enjoy it while you can. Sunday will feature higher humidity along with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Monday will feature continued high humidity along with another chance of thunderstorms.
August 29: Warming temperatures through the weekend with a possibility of showers and thunderstorms on Sunday.
August 29: Surf at RI & MA beaches not nearly as robust as Thu as swells from Hurricane Cristobal continue to subside. However surf of 2-5 ft today will still result in strong rip currents at south and southeast facing ocean beaches. Therefore exercise caution especially with children and inexperience swimmers. If caught in a rip current, swim parallel to the beach. Then once out of the current swim back to shore.
August 29: Looks like a fine day with low humidity (dew points in the 40s and lower 50s) and temperatures in the 70s. A few warm spots may approach 80. Meanwhile a sea breeze will keep some coastal locations in the 60s.
August 28: Cooler, more autumn-like weather expected tonight and Fridaythen a warm up into the holiday weekend!
August 28: Views of the surf from around the region this afternoon.
August 28: If you're visiting area beaches today, send us your photos of the surf from Cristobal. But be careful and use the following guidelines to stay safe!
August 28: 11:03am - View of the surf from Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory.
August 28: Beach report from Horseneck Beach: Swimmers only allowed into surf up to their knees due to strong widespread rips and 4 FT surf.
August 28: #TBT on this day 3 years ago, TS Irene hits New England causing significant flooding along the CT river valley.

Are you prepared if another Tropical system moves up the coast? You can find preparedness tips here: http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes
August 28: High Rip Current Risk across the south coast today. Use caution if venturing out into the water and swim near lifeguards. Just remember "When in doubt, don't go out".
August 28: High Surf Advisory continues today and tonight. Surf of 6 to 12 feet on south-facing beaches in Srn RI and SE MA.
August 27: Two reports of lightning causing damage to homes in south central Massachusetts this evening. Here are the details: http://ow.ly/ANRO9
August 27: A cold front will allow for isolated thunderstorms this evening, then cooler and drier air moves in for Thursday.
August 27: SPC's latest discussion regarding potential thunderstorms this afternoon. Iso strong wind gusts psbl. http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/md/2014/md1628.html
August 27: At 1:39 pm the temp at Logan Airport in Boston reached 90 degrees F. This is the first 90 degree occurrence at BOS since July 23rd. #MAwx
August 27: 12z NAM suggest insufficient instability & shear to fire much if any T-storms across the area today, except a few storms over Western CT/MA.
August 27: Hit or miss thunderstorms are possible later today as a slow moving approaches from the west. A few of these storms could be strong especially out in Western Mass. Keep an eye to the sky if you will be out an about later this afternoon.
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August 27: Today is definitely going to feel like summer with temperatures warming into the upper 80s to low 90s. However, not the same for our friends out in Colorado who are already seeing snow at the top of the mountains.
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August 27: A high surf advisory has been issued for the south and southeast ocean facing beaches due to high surf from Hurricane Cristobal. Here are the details:
August 26:
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August 26: Another day of summer warmth Wednesday with a few showers/thunderstorms possible in the interior. Rip current risk increases tomorrow, but high surf and dangerous rip currents likely Thursday.
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August 26: A long ago and forgotten hurricane occurred 90 years ago today. Since hurricanes were not named before 1953, it is known as the Offshore Hurricane of 1924. The lowest barometric pressure was 28.71 inches on Nantucket as it passed around midday. Damage was reported as far west as South Kingstown, R.I., along with heavy rainfall. The worse damage was reported from New Bedford and Plymouth down to Cape Cod and the Islands. Several offshore ships were also damaged, with one nearly sunk by the storm. Here are the details:
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August 26: Today will be another fine summer day with temperatures similar to what we experienced on Monday. Dewpoints will be in the upper 50s and lower 60s, so the air will feel a little humid.