Monthly Archives: August 2012

Heat Flash Friday / Top 10 Weekend

4:26PM I could write a repeat of yesterday’s blog, because nothing has really changed in the outlook at all. So the forecast will be almost a carbon copy, minus minor tweaks. Let’s summarize and look ahead a bit in short-format … Continue reading

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August Will End Dry & Hot / Great Labor Day Weekend

6:19PM High pressure maintains control through the coming holiday weekend. Only a cold front will whistle through Friday night nearly unnoticed, other than the cooling trend that will take place during the weekend after a mid-summer-hot Friday. The next threat … Continue reading

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Super Stretch

12:34AM It almost seems unfair. We are about to enjoy 7 dry days in southern New England while the Gulf Coast continues to deal with a hurricane producing some flooding rain and wind damage. Granted, Isaac is not a major … Continue reading

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Tweek To The Week

9:42PM The discussion from the previous entry pretty much remains true. The only tweak is to speed up the timing of the cold front slightly for Tuesday. Most shower and thunderstorm activity will occur in the morning, with an additional … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead

1:34AM The Final Five: The home stretch of August has arrived. These final 5 days will be largely uneventful in southern New England, with only Tuesday being the day for unsettled weather, showers and thunderstorms as a cold front pushes … Continue reading

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Saturday Forecast Update

11:29AM Some Atlantic moisture in both lower levels as well as indirectly in higher levels will be responsible for some additional cloudiness at times this weekend but the weekend overall will be not bad, and will remain rain-free. Monday looks … Continue reading

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The Best Of August

8:49PM This really is about the best kind of weather you can have in August – maybe a little humid for some, but certainly not oppressive. And folks near the east-facing coast will enjoy a refreshing wind from the ocean … Continue reading

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August Calm

10:21PM High pressure will rule the roost for days on end. The next frontal system is not due until about a week from now. The position of the high will determine local temperatures (sea breezes, etc.). East-facing coastal areas will … Continue reading

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Quiet Pattern

8:44PM A trough of low pressure centered in the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley will weaken during the next few days and high pressure will be centered off the East Coast. Weak surface low pressure will pass well southeast of … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead

8:50PM The next 7 days will feature weather that would be expected to occur in late August. The most “eventful” day will be Monday, as low pressure offshore tracks close enough to bring some rain to southeastern areas especially RI, … Continue reading

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