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Tropics Still Active

An area of disturbed weather near the Bahamas is slowly starting to show signs of tropical organization and has been designated as “Invest 99L” in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center provided the following synopsis Tuesday morning: “1. Shower activity […]


Beneficial Rain

A week’s worth of gray skies finally delivered some meaningful rain to the area. Showers overspread the region Friday and continued to impact the area throughout the day on Saturday…gradually transitioning from soaking downpours to soaking wind-driven drizzle. Rainfall totals […]

Matthew Expected To Be in the Bahamas By Mid-Week. Interests Up and Down the Eastern Seaboard Should Keep an Eye on the Storm. Image Courtesy TropicalTidbits

Hurricane Matthew Beginning Its Move North

The 8AM advisory from the National Hurricane Center placed Category 4 Hurricane Matthew about 340 miles south-southwest of Port Au Prince, Haiti. Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 150 mph and the storm’s minimum central pressure was 947 mb. Matthew […]


Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew underwent “Rapid Intensification” Friday and Friday evening…growing from a Category 2 Hurricane with 100 mph winds at 5AM Friday to a Category 5 Hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 mph by the 11PM advisory from the Hurricane […]

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Showers Likely Friday

Cooler Thursday. Showers Expected Friday

A cold front passed through the region on Wednesday, putting an end to a very warm stretch of weather (by mid-October standards). Behind the front, winds switched to the north and northeast overnight and temperatures fell back through the 50s. […]


Rainy and Turning Windy Late

The combination of a slow-moving cold front crossing the region, some potent jet stream energy diving across New England, and moisture and energy associated with the remnants of Hurricane Matthew are going to work together to create an ugly Sunday […]


Saturday the Pick of the Weekend

Columbus Day Weekend is upon us and 2 out of the 3 days are looking pretty good…with a bit of a clunker sandwiched in between. As for today, our Saturday morning sunshine will gradually fade and become filtered behind increasing […]


Nearly Perfect Weather

High pressure is locked in over the area and will provide us with a beautiful early October day today. After a chilly early morning – which saw temperatures dip into the 40s in many spots and even into the 30s […]

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Dew Point Values Around 60F on the Cape this Morning

Touch of Humidity In the Air

A warm front is crossing New England today, bringing a surge of even milder air northward into the region. Temperatures will once again climb to the 70s for highs across much of the area, with some spots over interior Southern […]


Wind Starting To Increase

Hurricane Matthew is continuing to transition to a post-tropical cyclone. The storm resembles a Mid-Atlantic / Southern New England nor’easter more than a tropical cyclone at this point. Locally, steady moderate to at times heavy rain continues across the area […]


Clouds Filling the Sky…Showers Develop Tonight

Skies are turning mostly cloudy this afternoon and regional radar shows showers riding northward up the coast. The combination of moisture from Hurricane Matthew and an advancing cold front heading into the region will spell a wet Sunday around the […]

Friday Afternoon Heat Index Values


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 […]