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Rainfall Totals

Showers and embedded thunderstorms passed over the Cape Saturday morning, giving most of us a healthy dose of rain. While a general 1/2 inch of rain fell in most areas (lower amounts along the south side of the Cape near […]

Turbines on Radar

Radar doesn’t just detect rain and snow falling through the sky. Many “non-meteorological targets” show up on radar imagery…including birds, bats, swarms of insects and planes. This is particularly common in the early morning hours when a temperature inversion in […]

Apropos Ending to May

Yesterday’s forecast called for gradually improving conditions through the day with the chance for a short-lived shower or downpour. Unfortunately, said forecast proved to be a disaster as numerous showers, downpours and embedded thunderstorms developed over the area and persisted […]

CoCoRaHS Network

Rain fell over the area again yesterday and through a portion of last night, producing a widespread 1/2 to 1 inch of rain across the Cape. Here is a look at the 24 hour CoCoRaHS observations ending 7AM this morning, […]

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Sunny, Mild, Low Humidity

Wednesday is shaping up to be a “Top 10” kind of summer day…with sunshine and deep blue skies accompanied by pleasant temperatures, low humidity and a fresh westerly breeze. Today’s temperatures – which started out in the lower 50s in […]

Warm, Less Humid – Beach Day!

Downpours and embedded thunderstorms passed over the area Saturday morning as a frontal zone made its way eastward through New England. That activity shifted offshore during midday and skies cleared out over the course of the afternoon…and temperatures jumped to […]

Windy and Wet This Morning. Better Weather on the Way.

A frontal zone pressing eastward across the Northeast has scooped up moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy and is thus bringing a round of downpours and thunderstorms to the Mid-Atlantic and Southern New England Saturday morning. Radar imagery […]

Humid. In and Out of Sun.

A warm front is lifting northward through New England today and will be followed by a cold front tonight and Saturday. Behind the warm front, muggy air is spreading northward through the region, with dew point values into the upper […]

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Big Turn Around…

Downpours and thunder this morning will be pushing offshore shortly and skies will quickly clear from west to east across the Cape. So despite the gray, windy and wet start to the weekend, expect a much nicer afternoon with developing […]


A southerly flow of air originating in the tropics has sent our first wave of truly muggy air of the season into the region. Dew point values are in the 60s and lower 70s across Southern New England and will […]


Showers spilled onto the Cape late Friday afternoon and will continue to pass through the area through the nighttime hours. Model guidance shows the potential for some downpours overnight and we may hear a rumble of thunder.

Much Nicer

The high temperature officially reached 91F at Hyannis on Tuesday – just about 20F above the average for the date (72F) and a new “record” for Hyannis (period of record begins in 1998). The early season heat is now a […]