Mako sharks are smaller and are often caught for sport, but they are also good to eat.
Hurricane Arthur is coming this way and will likely pass 50 miles or so east of Nantucket Friday night.
We are now cautiously optimistic that most of the festivities should go off without a hitch (or a storm).
The latest data almost assures us of a washout in most of eastern New England Friday afternoon and night.
Tropical Storm Arthur is forming off the coast of Florida and, as luck would have it, will likely be making its closest pass by southern New England on Friday night, perhaps as a hurricane.
This Easter Sunday is starting rather nippy in the lower to middle 30s for sunrise services. Sunshine should rule during the day although some wispy cloudiness may be around at times with perhaps a few scattered low clouds drifting in from the ocean down over Cape Cod and a few other places over southeastern MA.
The news couldn’t be much better! The weather forecast remains unchanged for Marathon Monday. Why mess with perfection!
Todd Gutner says the harsh winter may not have been as damaging to gardens as first thought.
New England averages 8 tornadoes per year, 2 to 3 of those in the commonwealth.
The outlook for spring is not so great if you want to transition into a long stretch of warm days.