Friday Forecast Update

7:29AM

DAYS 1-5 (SEPTEMBER 4-8)…
High pressure sinks southward across the northeastern US with southern New England first on the cool side today into Saturday then under the high later Saturday into Sunday then on the hotter side of the high as it continues to head southward by later in the Labor Day Weekend and even beyond. We have some cloudiness around for a while today that will exit as drier air moves in from the north and northeast, otherwise expect days with much sunshine and no rain threats.
TODAY: Mostly cloudy through mid morning followed by a clearing trend and more sun from northeast to southwest. Highs 66-71 east-facing shores, 72-77 elsewhere. Wind NE 5-15 MPH with higher gusts.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 48-53 interior valleys, 53-58 elsewhere. Wind light NE to E.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 70-75 coast, 75-80 interior. Wind light E to SE.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 50-55 interior, 55-60 coast. Wind light SE to S.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 75-80 South Coast, 80s elsewhere. Wind S 5-15 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Wind light S to SW.
MONDAY – LABOR DAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. Highs 80-85 South Coast, 86-91 elsewhere. Wind SW 5-15 MPH.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the 60s. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 9-13)…
Warm to hot with fair weather September 9. Chance of showers/thunderstorms September 10 with cold front. Fair and cooler September 11. Fair and warmer September 12-13.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 14-18)…
Above normal temperatures but an increased risk of shower activity during this period.

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Thursday Forecast Update

7:28AM

DAYS 1-5 (SEPTEMBER 3-7)…
A rather strong cold front will slice through the region from north to south later today through this evening. Though this front may set off a few showers and thunderstorms, its greatest impact will be to bring a wind shift and significant temperature change with a short-lived by sharp shot of cooler air for Friday and the very start of the Labor Day Weekend. As the holiday weekend goes on, high pressure that sinks down behind the front from eastern Canada will continue to drift southward and eventually end up to the south, putting southern New England in a much warmer southwesterly air flow by Sunday/Monday.
TODAY: Patchy fog early otherwise hazy sun into midday then partly cloudy by afternoon through evening. Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2PM southern NH and northern MA, after 4PM southern MA and RI. Highs in the 80s through early afternoon then a cooling trend from north to south by later in the day. Wind variable to W 5-15 MPH shifting to N then NE from north to south.
TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy. A few showers possible early. Lows 55-60. Wind NE 5-15 MPH.
FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy to start then clearing from northeast to southwest. Highs upper 60s eastern coastal areas, 70s elsewhere. Wind NE 5-15 MPH with higher gusts.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 48-56. Highs 76-84.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 52-60. Highs 80-88.
MONDAY – LABOR DAY: Partly cloudy. Lows 56-64. Highs 84-92.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 8-12)…
Very warm to hot with dry weather September 8 and a few showers/thunderstorms possible later September 9. Showers/thunderstorms possible September 10 with slow-moving front. Dry and cooler September 11, warming back up on September 12 with continued dry weather.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 13-17)…
Temperatures generally above normal with rainfall near to below normal during the period.

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Wednesday Forecast Update

7:35AM

DAYS 1-5 (SEPTEMBER 2-6)…
High altitude smoke and a return of very warm to hot air will make today a classic late Summer day. However, an interruption comes Thursday as a pretty strong cold front slides down from the north as high pressure builds across eastern Canada. More clouds will develop and there may be a few showers and thunderstorms around, though probably more the exception than the rule. What nobody will miss is the flip to cooler air at night through Friday. As Labor Day weekend gets underway Saturday, it will start on the cool side but be pleasant by Saturday afternoon, then a warm up will be well underway by Sunday as high pressure that had come down from the north moves overhead then off to the south.
TODAY: Hazy sunshine. Highs 78-85 coast, 85-92 interior. Wind SW up to 10 MPH.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Wind light W.
THURSDAY: Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms midday and afternoon. Highs 78-85. Wind NW 5-15 MPH shifting to NE by late in the day from north to south.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 52-60. Highs 68-75.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 48-55. Highs 75-82.
SUNDAY: Sunny. Lows 55-62. Highs in the 80s.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 7-11)…
Fair and very warm to hot Labor Day September 7 and Tuesday September 8. Showers/thunderstorms possible with slow-moving cold front September 9-10. Fair and cooler September 11.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 12-16)…
Dry early and late period. Risk of showers mid period. Temperatures above normal.

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Tuesday Forecast Update

7:28AM

DAYS 1-5 (SEPTEMBER 1-5)…
September has arrived. No major changes to the forecast posted yesterday but just some fine-tuning. First front pushing south of the region today takes the edge off yesterday’s heat, especially near the coast. The heat makes a resurgence tomorrow but gets cut back again later Thursday and Friday with a second high pressure area building north of the region. This high will then sink down over the area by the start of the Labor Day Weekend with fabulous weather.
TODAY: Mostly sunny. Highs upper 70s immediate coast, 80s interior. Wind light N to NE.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows upper 50s to middle 60s. Wind light variable.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s, coolest South Coast and Cape Cod. wind light SW.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy. Isolated showers/thunderstorms mainly afternoon. Lows in the 60s. Highs 82-93, coolest Cape Cod.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 55-63. Highs 70s Cape Cod and coastal areas, 80-85 well inland.
SATURDAY: Sunny. Lows in the 50s. Highs upper 70s to middle 80s.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 6-10)…
Dry weather and warmer to hotter remainder of Labor Day Weekend September 6-7. Slow-moving cold front may bring clouds and some wet weather later on September 8 into September 9, depending on its timing. Fair and mild September 10.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 11-15)…
Dry and warming early to mid period. Risk of showers later in the period with above normal temperatures.

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Monday Forecast Update

7:25AM

DAYS 1-5 (AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 4)…
A broad ridge of high pressure dominates the eastern US with New England in the northern part of this ridge during the work week. There will be high pressure areas at the surface both to our south and our north. The boundary between these will waver around and find its way south of the region on Tuesday and again about Friday, with those 2 days being relatively cooler than the other days, which will feature some late Summer heat. We’ll have to watch for a few thunderstorms later Thursday as the boundary approaches from the north for the second pass.
TODAY: Mostly sunny. Highs from near 80 immediate shore to around 90 elsewhere. Wind W up to 10 MPH except for some light sea breezes near the coast.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 60s. Wind light variable.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs upper 70s immediate coast, 80s interior. Wind light N to NE.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the 60s. Highs 80-86 coast, 86-93 interior. Wind light W with sea breezes.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy. Isolated showers/thunderstorms possible northern areas late day or early night. Lows in the 60s. Highs 82-93, coolest Cape Cod.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the 60s. Highs 75-80 Cape Cod and immediate coast, 80s elsewhere.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 5-9)…
Labor Day Weekend September 5-7 looks very warm and rain-free at this time. Slow-moving cold front may bring clouds and some wet weather later on September 8 into September 9, depending on its timing.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 10-14)…
Drier and a little cooler early in the period, followed by a warming trend again. A few showers by late in the period.

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Sunday Forecast Update

8:15AM

DAYS 1-5 (AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 3)…
Essentially no changes from yesterday other than to add the slight risk of a shower today as a disturbance passes, and remove the thunderstorm threat from late Monday.
TODAY: Partly sunny. Slight chance of a passing shower. Highs 79-87, coolest immediate coast. Wind SW up to 10 MPH but coastal sea breezes.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 60s. Wind light SW.
MONDAY: Partly cloudy. Highs 84-93, coolest coast. Wind SW to W 5-15 MPH but some coastal sea breezes.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the 60s. Highs 82-91, coolest coast.
WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 60s. Highs 83-92, coolest coast.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy. Slight risk of isolated thunderstorms late-day or night. Lows in the 60s. Highs 83-92, coolest coast.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 4-8)…
Dry September 4-6. Slight risk of showers September 7-8. Temperatures above normal.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 9-13)…
A continuation of mainly above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall.

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Saturday Forecast Update

8:15AM

DAYS 1-5 (AUGUST 29-SEPTEMBER 2)…
As August bows out and September takes the stage, some of the best weather of the Summer arrives, especially if you like late Summer heat. Though humidity will be higher on some days than others, I’m not looking for stretches of oppressive humidity. Also, temperatures each day will be determined by wind direction especially near the coast. A weak disturbance passing by will bring a little more cloudiness at times on Sunday than other days. A very weak front from the north later Monday should not cause any more than an isolated thunderstorm.
TODAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 76-84, coolest coastal areas. Wind light S with coastal sea breezes.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 58-64, coolest interior valleys. Wind light SE to S.
SUNDAY: Partly sunny. Highs 79-87, coolest immediate coast. Wind SW up to 10 MPH but coastal sea breezes.
MONDAY: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of an isolated thunderstorm mainly southern NH or northern MA late. Lows in the 60s. Highs 84-93, coolest coast.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the 60s. Highs 82-91, coolest coast.
WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 60s. Highs 83-92, coolest coast.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 3-7)…
A few thunderstorms possible late on September 3 and again late on September 7 otherwise dry weather. Temperatures above to much above normal.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 8-12)…
A continuation of mainly above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall.

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Friday Forecast Update

1:58AM

DAYS 1-5 (AUGUST 28-SEPTEMBER 1)…
High pressure will dominate through Monday with southern New England on the dry air side of the high through Saturday, then returning humidity follows on Sunday and Monday as the high slips off to the east. A weak disturbance from the west may produce more cloudiness and perhaps a few showers Tuesday.
TODAY: Sunny to partly cloudy. Highs 75-82, coolest coast. Wind light NW to N with sea breezes.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 55-62, coolest interior areas. Wind light variable.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 77-84, coolest coastal areas. Wind light S to SW with sea breezes.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 57-64. Wind light S.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy. More humid. Highs in the 80s.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Humid. Lows in the 60s.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny. Humid. Highs 85-92.
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Humid. Lows in the 60s. Highs 78-85.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 2-6)…
High pressure dominates the entire period with fair weather, moderate to high humidity, and very warm to hot air.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 7-11)…
Disturbance may bring clouds and showers early in the period otherwise a continuation of mainly rain-free and very warm weather through mid period with a possible cooler interlude by late in the period.

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Thursday Forecast Update

7:24AM

DAYS 1-5…
High pressure takes control for the next 5 days. A drier air mass has arrived and will hang around for the next 3 days before some August humidity makes a return for Sunday and Monday.
TODAY: Sunny to partly cloudy. Highs 77-84. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy to clear. Lows 56-63. Wind light NW.
FRIDAY: Sunny to partly cloudy. Highs 77-84. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 56-63. Highs 78-85.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 58-65. Highs 80-87.
MONDAY: Partly cloudy. Lows 58-65. Highs 82-89.

DAYS 6-10 (SEPTEMBER 1-5)…
Disturbance brings clouds and a few showers September 1 followed by fair and very warm to hot weather September 2-5.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 6-10)…
Fair and hot September 6. Episodes of showers and thunderstorms September 7-10 with temperatures remaining mostly above normal.

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Wednesday Forecast Update

7:43AM

DAYS 1-5…
A transition day today. A weak cold front still sitting over eastern MA, southeastern NH, and RI, moving slowly to the east will be offshore later but still close enough to maybe pop a shower in a few locations this morning with a slightly greater chance across Cape Cod of activity lingering through midday. Otherwise it’s a slow clearing and drying trend but still warm despite the passage of a cold front. Ok, so why is it still called a cold front? It is, by definition, but really it’s just an air mass change. It’s not cold behind the front at all. We’ll just be introduced to a new air mass from the west that is drier than the one currently over the region. And speaking of that new air mass, it will bring some very nice weather Thursday through Saturday before humidity returns on Sunday as high pressure slips offshore and opens the door to air from the south.
TODAY: Lots of clouds southeastern NH and eastern MA with isolated showers this morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms Cape Cod through midday with more sun and patchy clouds in other locations. Partly cloudy to mostly sunny this afternoon. Highs 78-85. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 58-65. Wind W up to 10 MPH.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy. Highs 77-84. Wind W up to 15 MPH.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 56-63. Highs 75-82.
SATURDAY: Partly cloudy. Lows 56-63. Highs 78-85.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy. More humid. Lows 58-65. Highs 80-87.

DAYS 6-10 (AUGUST 31-SEPTEMER 4)…
Higher humidity with sun and clouds with warm temperatures August 31. A disturbance will bring cloudiness and a risk of showers with high humidity September 1. High pressure ridge builds into the region with fair weather, moderate to high humidity, and warmer to hotter air September 2-4.

DAYS 11-15 (SEPTEMBER 5-9)…
At least part of Labor Day Weekend September 5-7 may be fair and hot as high pressure dominates. Looking for a transition with showers sometime September 7-9, not as hot but possibly quite humid as high pressure tries to hold on but battles with a jet stream and disturbance just to the north.

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