Monthly Archives: August 2011

August Exits Quietly, Nice Start To September

1:38AM High pressure will continue to be the dominant player in the weather during the next several days as the quiet weather continues for the last day of August and the early days of September. Nice weather will carry into … Continue reading

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A Period Of Calm

9:14PM Short and sweet tonight. High pressure dominates most of this week with fair weather being the rule. Weak fronts pass by later Wednesday and sometime early in Labor Day Weekend, based on current timing. In the tropics, a new … Continue reading

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Irene Post Mortem / The Week Ahead

11:50PM Irene thoughts and summary… Though the storm itself has departed, other than leftover gusty winds tonight, Irene is not done impacting the region. There are many people that have perceived this storm to be lame, or wimpy, and that … Continue reading

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Boston Area Forecast Update

7:50PM TONIGHT: Breaking clouds followed by complete clearing. Humid. Low 65-7o. Wind W 15-35 MPH with stronger gusts possible over higher elevations, diminishing overnight. MONDAY: Mostly sunny. Warm and less humid. High 80-85. Wind W 10-20 MPH. MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly … Continue reading

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Irene – Sunday Afternoon Update

2:50PM Tropical Storm Irene’s center is moving NNE across west central MA at this time. Top sustained winds near the center, probably above the ground, are near 60 MPH. Widespread strong and gusty winds continue quite some distance from the … Continue reading

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Irene – Sunday Midday Update

11:35AM As of 11AM, the center of Tropical Storm Irene is over western CT, heading for west central MA on a north northeast track, and will be moving into northern New England during the afternoon from the VT/NH border eventually … Continue reading

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Irene – Sunday Morning Update #2

9:50AM As of 9AM, Irene is now a tropical storm with top winds near 65 MPH and is centered near Coney Island NY, starting to accelerate to the north northeast. Irene continues to have a very widespread wind field of … Continue reading

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Irene – Sunday Morning Update #1

3:31AM As of 3AM, Hurricane Irene maintains top sustained winds of 80 MPH near its center, but continues to have a very widespread wind field of tropical storm force winds and hurricane force gusts. The center has been over water … Continue reading

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Irene – Saturday Evening Update

8:19PM As expected, the center of Irene is back over water, east of Virginia Beach, as of 8PM. I am going to continue to forecast the center spending most of its time over warm water just off the Delmarva/NJ coast … Continue reading

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Irene – Saturday Afternoon Update

12:31PM The center of Hurricane Irene is over eastern North Carolina, which is weakening the system somewhat. It maintains Category 1 hurricane intensity, however. We have seen the storm move more to the north during the morning, but that northward … Continue reading

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