Beyond The Forecast
The air certainly feels different today with dew points in the lower 70s…there is ample moisture surging northward up the Eastern Seaboard a key ingredient for strong to severe thunderstorms. Another ingredient is the sun…it heats the air near the ground so that it can rise into the sky forming towering thunderheads.
Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Great infographic from the National Weather Service out of New York I saw this infographic posted by NWS New York yesterday and thought it provided a lot of […]
Did you wake up to thunder last night?? I did! Severe storms in western New England weakened as they moved east but rumbles did make it into eastern MA in some communities. In fact, torrential […]
Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook A look back toward winter, when the polar jet stream plummeted south into the U.S. and produced a lot of grumpy, frozen people. Much to the chagrin of […]
Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook A blast of lightning strikes the ground on Monday evening near Lynn. Photo courtesy: Scott in East Boston It has been quite the stretch for New England weather. […]
Our focus turns to the heat, humidity and threat for thunderstorms the next several days.
While all eyes are on Hurricane Arthur right now…we need to monitor the thunderstorm situation this afternoon and most importantly this evening with Boston Pops Concert and fireworks at the Hatch Shell. Right now the air is primed for storm development…very warm and humid…and scattered storms are likely this afternoon.
Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook A lot of people have been asking – isn’t it weird to have a hurricane around here at this time of year? The answer – yes! Alert me […]
As the heat and humidity continue to build here in New England this week the tropics may be heating up too. A cluster of thunderstorms is likely to get its act together and form into the first tropical system of the season off of the Southeastern United States.
A round of soaking rain-swept through early this morning and rain amounts were impressive…some communities picked up over an inch of rain in a very short amount of time resulting in some short-term street and parking lot flooding.