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Saturday Rainfall

Showers, pockets of mist and drizzle and some embedded elements of heavier rain crossed over the area throughout much of the day on Saturday. Most of the Cape saw around 1/2 inch of rainfall but some locations recorded nearly an […]

Rainfall Totals from Jose

Although the worst of Jose’s wind and rain stayed south and east of Cape Cod, we certainly had our fair share of strong winds and heavy rain. Peak wind gusts around the area included 58 mph in Falmouth, 57 mph […]

Another Soaker

Showers and embedded thunderstorms with torrential downpours passed over the area yesterday, bringing us yet another soaking rain. Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches were common across the Cape and once again pockets of street flooding were the result. […]

Plenty of Rain This August

This time last summer we were mired in a drought – with parts of Southern New England in the “Extreme Drought” category according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Hyannis recorded just .71″ of rain last August…with Chatham picking up a […]

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Beautiful Weather Continues Into the Weekend

An expansive area of high pressure continues to dominate the weather over the eastern two-thirds of the nation, yielding unseasonably warm temperatures and storm-free conditions to much of the country. Here in the Northeast, we’ve enjoyed several days in a […]

Mild Weather Returns

Temperatures only climbed to the middle 50s yesterday as a cool, busy north and northeast wind delivered a quick shot of chilly air to the region. High temperatures were a solid 5 to 8F below the average for the date. […]

Chill in the Air Tonight and Tomorrow

A cold front is pushing offshore and on its heels is a more seasonable October air mass. Temperatures this morning north of the Great Lakes were in the 20s and 30s and will only rise into the 40s and lower […]

Humidity Back For a One Day Stay

Showers that pushed through the region yesterday signaled the return of incoming warmth and humidity to the region. As showers, downpours, mist and drizzle lifted northward over the area throughout the day, dew point values climbed into the 60s…yielding an […]

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Winds Increase

While Jose is slowly weakening and pulling eastward and away from the area tonight, the worst of the storm is yet to come here on the Cape. After wobbling eastward tonight, Jose is expected to stall on Thursday and gradually […]

Conditions Gradually Deteriorate

The 5PM advisory from the National Hurricane Center placed Hurricane Jose about 285 miles south of Nantucket. The storm was wobbling north-northeastward at just 8 mph – unusually slowly for a hurricane along / off the East Coast of the […]

Drying Out

The short-range HRRR model animation of dew point values does a nice job of illustrating the incoming dry air. Values are in the lower and middle 70s this morning but will drop into the 60s during midday and early afternoon […]


Visible satellite imagery from mid-morning shows about as perfect a sky as you’ll ever see across the region. High pressure building in to the region is squelching cloud growth and resulting in just about 100 percent sunshine across the area.