A Coast Guard rescue helicopter from Massachusetts has rescued three Canadian fishermen who had to abandon their boat 150 miles offshore.
The new ferry running between Portland and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, is going to go offline after the holiday weekend for maintenance.
Highs are climbing into the upper 50’s and Lwr 60’s this afternoon with breezy NW winds providing a bit of a chill to the air. Winds could gust to 20-30 this afternoon. High pressure will crest over New England tonight with clear skies and diminishing wind. Tonight will feature the best conditions for radiational cooling and the potential for some patchy frost early Monday Morning.
A deck of mid level clouds is pushing through east MA this AM from Northern New England. Brighter skies will be found inland. These are clouds on the move…so sun will return before the AM through…but All of us will begin to turn cloudy this afternoon. Breezy NW winds will keep temps in the Lwr 50’s. Winds turn onshore this afternoon at the coast which will keep temps in the 40’s at the beaches…with clouds and a breeze…definitely chilly.
Monday will be a hot and more humid day with hazy sunshine and scattered afternoon storms. Most areas will reach near 90 degrees.
Our pesky low wich brought a week in the clouds with periodic rain is pulling far enough away today that temperatures are finally able to warm up. Morning clouds and fog are breaking for partial sunshine and an overall pleasant Saturday. Temps are warming inland into the Lwr to Mid 70’s, while eastern areas, especially at the coast will hold in the 60’s.
Morning sunshine with SW winds will give temps a boost well into the 60’s and lwr 70’s for highs today. Clouds will begin to build with the heating of the day. Expect widespread scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop this afternoon with lightning, small hail, gusty winds and downpours.
Building high pressure this weekend will wrap in drier air along with cooler NNE winds and return temperatures to more seasonal levels for this time of year. A weak front is pushing off the coast this morning. This came with a few light sprinkles or showers overnight and a deck of mid level clouds which is eroding away this morning.
Clouds are quickly filling in today with skies becoming cloudy. These clouds will thicken and lower into the evening hours. N0rthern New England is looking at a nice day with increasing afternoon cloudiness
Simply put…On Tuesday the 21st, A Full Moon Occurs on the Winter Solstice with a Total Lunar Eclipse. This will never again occur in your lifetime. Awesome.