David Epstein has spent 30 years as a meteorologist. He was born in Portland, Maine, and studied meteorology at Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont. He now teaches at Framingham State University and Colby College. He is also a horticulturalist and founder of GrowingWisdom.com.
Like last night, milder temperatures that are great for sleeping will occur all weekend, with low humidity.
Like yesterday, we may see more stormy weather today with even some hail. These storms won’t be severe.
A cold front is pushing east today and will help ignite showers and thunderstorms. Some of these storms could become severe with some gusty winds and even some small hail.
Today will be a great beach day. But tomorrow, we may see thunderstorms with heavy downpours, gusty winds and hail.
Saturday is clearly the nice day. The rain will become steady and even heavy during the evening and first part of Sunday night.
Temperatures in Boston today won’t get much higher than the mid-60s.
Now that a cold front has been ushered in, cooler air will hang around for a while and bring us seasonably cool temperatures for the next week or even two.
Temperatures today will reach well into the 80s. It’s humid this morning, but the air will become drier throughout the day.
The area of rain is moving rather quickly and this means the bulk of the wet weather is over early this afternoon.
Boston’s high temperature record for Saturday — 91 degrees, set back in 1931 — could be broken if winds stay offshore all day.