During the next 24-to-48 hours we are in for a whole lot of rain with a side dish of strong northeast winds.
Meteorological summer ends two weeks from this Sunday and southern New England may go the entire season without a significant heat wave.
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.
A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.
The snow has arrived on schedule, it is going to be a messy morning commute over southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands.
Here is what you should expect, inch-by-inch, hour-by-hour.
A major nor’easter is about to make a dangerously close pass by Southern New England in the next 48 hours.