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Start Of Summer 2013 All About Weather Extremes

With 25 days in the books, summer 2013 has already seen its share of weather extremes.


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Daily Talker: How Are You Beating The Heat?

Boston is in the midst of a heat wave. Temperatures will be above 90 degrees for the foreseeable future. So how are you beating the heat this weekend?


Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester

Worcester Lake Closed Due To High Bacteria Counts

A popular lake for swimming has been closed because of high bacteria counts.


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Cape Residents Ponder Future Of Sand-Starved Beaches

Cape Cod is looking forward to a busy summer with an improving economy and more people willing to travel.


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Some DCR Beaches And Pools To Open Friday

As the weather heats up, lifeguards will start manning area beaches and pools Friday.


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Heat Wave To Bring Warmest Weather To Boston In 9 Months

We are in for a 3-to-4 day heat wave, something more typical of July or August is coming in late May and early June.


More and more teens are huffing freon from air conditioning units like these.

Are You Prepared For The Heat Wave?

A heat wave on the horizon is catching New Englanders off-guard. Outdoor public pools aren’t even open yet.



Linking Extremes

The weather is shifting from one extreme to another over the course of only 5 days.


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Get Ready For Oppressive Heat, Poor Air Quality

We are at the very start of what promises to be one of the longest stretches of hot and humid weather of the summer.


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Dry Heat For Holiday Weekend…And A Heat Wave For Some

Friday’s clouds and seabreeze at the coast kept much of eastern MA in the upper 80’s to near 90, but will help prevent that official heat wave for many areas. Yet still, there are places […]