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Invest 97L Likely to Become “Matthew”

A tropical wave a little under 500 miles east of the Lesser Antilles is showing signs of organization and may become the next (13th) named tropical system in the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season. According to the National Hurricane Center, the […]

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Just What We Needed

Several rounds of showers and embedded thunderstorms crossed over the area on Monday, bringing heavy downpours to the area and some much needed rain. Most of the Cape picked up in excess of 1 inch of rain with some spots […]

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Drought Expands

The latest information from the USDA’s United States Drought Monitor program shows drought conditions worsening across Massachusetts. As of the September 13th update, 52 percent of the state had pushed into the “Extreme Drought” / D4 Category (the scale goes […]

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Next Up: Karl

Tropical Depression #12 is spinning westward in the far eastern tropical Atlantic and is forecast to remain rather weak for the next several days. The National Hurricane Center notes that strong wind shear and dry air are working against the […]

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Wet Start

Tuesday morning radar imagery shows a band of showers approaching the Cape and Islands from the west. This rain will overspread the entire Cape by 8AM and continue through the morning hours. While the band of rain initially is rather […]

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Showers Expected Tuesday

A storm center moving southward from the plains of Central Canada will head into the Great Lakes and swing a cold front eastward into New England on Tuesday. This frontal zone will press into our area Tuesday morning and slow […]

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Cold Start…Pleasant Finish

Chilly high pressure settled in over the area last night and provided us with clear skies and light winds. Temperatures responded accordingly, dropping quickly through the 50s and down into the 40s. In fact, parts of the Cape dipped under […]

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Chilly High Pressure In Control

A reinforcing shot of cool air built into the region Saturday night as a bubble of chilly high pressure shifted south and eastward from Canada. Gusty north winds took hold overnight and temperatures tumbled to the 40s and lower 50s […]

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Friday Afternoon Heat Index Values

Hot!

Skies turned mostly sunny and temperatures soared after lunchtime. Readings have peaked in the middle 80s to around 90F on much of the Cape, pushing the Heat Index or “Feels Like” temperature close to 100F at times. It will only […]

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Warm End To The Week

UPDATE: The 8AM weather balloon launch recorded 19.4C or just about 67F! Last night’s 8PM weather balloon launch from Chatham recorded an 850 mb temperature of 17.6C or about 64F. For comparisons sake, at the peak of the summer, the […]

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Humidity is Back

We got to enjoy some nice early Fall weather over the first part of the Holiday Weekend, with temperatures in the 70s and low humidity on Saturday and Sunday. This was, of course, before Hermine began to impact our weather […]

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Sun is Out – Temps are Up

Drier air has circulated around the remnants of Hermine and has backed all the way westward into our area this afternoon. As a result, clouds have broken up and shifted inland and sunshine has developed around the Cape, accompanied by […]