Beyond The Forecast

2015 Convective Outlook

Threat for Severe Storms Thursday

Strong to severe storms rumbled across parts of western and northern New England yesterday, but weakened rapidly as they came into central/eastern MA last evening. Today, a cold front will trigger another round of storms…but […]

05/28/2015

Hurricane warning flag in Chatham during Arthur. (WBZ-TV)

Tropical Talk – Hurricane Outlooks Overblown?

Every year multiple forecasting outlets provide a forecast for the upcoming hurricane season. It’s something to talk about, but is it something to bank on?

05/28/2015

Barry Burbank

Memorial Day Weekend

Following that record-breaking harsh winter of snow and cold, everyone has been looking forward to this premature start of the summer season.

05/23/2015

2015 RPM 4KM (1)

Strong Evening Thunderstorms Possible

Scattered showers and downpours this morning mark the leading edge of humid air that will push into the region this afternoon.  The wet weather is welcome news considering many of our lawns and gardens already […]

05/19/2015

(Credit: iStock Image)

On The Hunt For Raindrops

We were enduring a blitz of nonstop storms in winter, but April and May have gone quiet and now we’re drying out across the region. Will we receive some beneficial spring rain anytime soon?

05/15/2015

"Undercast" looking from the top of the Prudential building in Boston (credit: Blue Hill Observatory)

Chance Of Thunderstorms Tuesday Afternoon

It’s a murky start out there. Low clouds, patchy fog and cool temperatures make it hard to believe we’ll be well into the 70s and even some 80s by later on today! The backdoor front […]

05/12/2015

2015 RPM TEMPS WINDSTREAMS

Location, Location, Location

While it won’t be nearly as hot as it was yesterday across the region, it will be another warm one in many communities. The big exception is if you live in northeastern MA. A backdoor front […]

05/11/2015

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Not A Precursor Of A Hot Summer

It was just last Monday, May 4, when Boston got its first 70 degrees in 2015 and within 4 hours, the temperature had jumped to 80 with a high of 84 for the day. Then following 5 days over 70, the mercury spiked to 89 yesterday which is 24 degrees above the average high for May 10th!

05/10/2015

(WBZ-TV Graphic)

Beyond The Forecast: Summer-Like Mother’s Day On Tap

Conditions are expected to be warm and a bit humid as you celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday.

05/09/2015

A winter moth caterpillar. (WBZ-TV)

After Delay In Hatching, Winter Moth Caterpillars Ready To Damage New England Plants

After a long and cold several months, winter moth caterpillars are starting to hatch and are ready to do some damage to plants in New England.

05/07/2015