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April Warmth Beckons

While most yearn for the real warmth of spring, this was the tenth consecutive weekend containing snow which added to the seasonal totals in the region!



Cycles Of The Weather Engine

There is an amazing connectivity between the oceans and the atmosphere.



Revelations And Reservations

Would you like to be rewarded for enduring this astonishing, relentless winter? Well, you can now brag that you lived through historical times in Boston’s snowiest season ever with records dating back to the winter of 1890-91! It



The Next Nor’Easter

The bulk of the accumulation over much of the region will occur from 5 am to 5 pm. This storm, however, will likely contain some sleet, freezing rain and even some rain unlike the straight snow case of its predecessor.


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Back To Bad Habits

On this MLK holiday, the nation was in a January thaw mode. Above to well above average temperatures existed across much of the country.



NO Big Storms In Sight!

One year ago this week from January 11-14, Boston’s high temperatures were 59, 54, 51 and 50 respectively! That will definitely not happen in the next 4 days but a potential shift in the steering currents should eventually propel milder air from west to east across the country .



A Chilling Tale

Unlike the frigid storm one year ago from January 2-3 which dumped 8-24″ of the fluffiest powder snow we ever get around here, this weekend’s system is minor indeed.



Facts And Forecasts

We have been living a charmed life this week and after a gorgeous Saturday and the 5th day this month above 50 degrees, I am expecting a string of light showers and sprinkles amounting to a few hundredths of an inch in places Sunday from mid-morning to early afternoon from northwest to southeast.



Coming Attractions

We are in a relatively quiet period through the week. There are a couple of minor systems to briefly shake things up a bit. The powerful storm that pounded the West Coast several days ago will only manage to release a few showers as it crosses over New England Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning.