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October 2017: Above Average Temperatures and Precipitation

October 2017 is in the books and the month closed out well above average both in terms of temperature and precipitation. Temperatures: At Hyannis, October was 6.3F above the long-term average (59.4 vs 53.1). The coolest temperature recorded in the […]

Another Big Rain Event

Downpours and some embedded thunderstorms pushed across the area on Wednesday and gradually transitioned to a steady moderate rain through the afternoon, evening and overnight hours. Most of the Cape picked up a general 2 to 4 inches of rain, […]

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 […]

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Windy and Chilly

Strong low pressure northeast of the region is funneling a cold northwest flow of air into the Northeast and New England today. Temperatures fell into the 30s and 40s overnight and will have a difficult time climbing today as cold […]

Showers…Maybe a Downpour or Two…Expected Today

Low pressure moving through the southern and eastern portions of Canada today will drag a cold front through New England during Thursday and Thursday night. As this frontal zone approaches the region, a secondary low pressure center will take shape […]

Chill in the Air Continues

A busy north wind is blowing over the area this morning and will only gradually settle down as the day wears on. With temperatures in the lower 40s, that gusty wind is making for a cold morning across the Cape. […]

Bit of Light Rain Expected Today

A weak, fast-moving low pressure center will scoot out to sea south of New England today, sending a batch of clouds and light rain through our area. While the brunt of this system’s wet weather will remain to our south, […]

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Midday temperatures are stuck in the middle and upper 40s…and northeast winds are still gusting to 20 to 30 mph. That, plus a persistent deck of clouds over the region, is making for a very November-like look and feel to […]

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 […]