• Daylight Saving Time Mar 11

    Explainer: Should We Keep Daylight Saving Time?

    Matt Noyes explains the pros and cons of Daylight Saving Time and efforts to get rid of it.

  • Weather Dec 15, 2020

    Major Winter Storm Could Bring Blizzard Conditions, Over a Foot of Snow

    A First Alert continues for much of New England for the upcoming midweek storm, expected to bring either side of a foot of snow to many in southern New England, with possible blizzard conditions for some. These two days preceding the storm are classic predecessors for big snow events — cold and fairly quiet. A northwest wind continues to ship…

  • BOSTON Dec 15, 2020

    Forecast: Cold Temperatures Contribute to Snow Total

    Today: Sunshine with a chilly wind. Highs in the 30s, wind chill 20s. Overnight Tuesday: Mostly clear, cold. Lows in the teens, single digits north. Wednesday: Clouding up. Night snow arrives. Highs in the 20s.

  • winter forecast Nov 24, 2020

    What to Expect From the Upcoming Winter — and How Climate Change Impacts Our Predictions

    A winter seasonal forecast: entertainment or science?  The truth lies somewhere in between. Though there are those who’ve devoted their entire professional lives to the study of seasonal prediction, those of us in the sector of broadcast meteorology are jacks of all trades, forecasting daily weather predictions and, for the brave, trying our hand at seasonal forecasting, as well. ...

  • September forecast Sep 1, 2020

    All Eyes Are on the Tropics for September Forecast

    On the first weekday morning of every month, you can count on seeing my monthly forecast for the month ahead. For September 2020, the theme is all eyes on the tropics. At first blush, my expectation of a large swath of colder-than-normal air in the Midwest and Ohio Valley may seem somewhat removed from New England. So what does it…

  • forecast Sep 1, 2020

    Cloudy Tuesday Ahead of Mid-Week Showers

    Today: Sun through variable clouds. Highs 75-80. Overnight Tuesday: Clouding up. Lows around 60. Wednesday: Lots of clouds, a few sprinkles and showers. Highs in the middle 70s.

  • Weather Apr 28, 2020

    What Happened to Spring? New England Still Waiting on Sun, Warmer Temps

    There’s no question Tuesday is an improvement over Monday – the wind has quieted considerably and continues to quiet during the day, the clouds are breaking up enough to allow for peeks of sun and even more than that in northern and western New England, and save for some sprinkles and flurries, rain and snow has shipped out.  While...

  • forecast Apr 28, 2020

    Wind, Scattered Showers Tuesday

    Today: AM sprinkle/flurry to peeks of sun. Highs 40s coast, 50s inland. Overnight Tuesday Night: Becoming clear. Lows in the 30s. Wednesday: Sun to clouds. Highs around 60, 50 coast.

  • snow Mar 30, 2020

    Snow Showers Monday Night Likely to Stick For Some

    The weather won’t provide much of an emotional boost this week for sheltering New Englanders with cool air and lots of clouds, though there will be some brighter times along the way and the second half of our exclusive First Alert 10-day forecast is serving as a light at the end of the tunnel.  Monday morning set the tone...

  • Weather Mar 30, 2020

    Forecast: A Lot of Action Sunday Night

    Today: Rain at times. Highs in the 40s. Tonight: Scattered showers. Lows in the 30s. Monday: Scattered showers. Highs in the 40s.

  • Weather Mar 27, 2020

    Delightful Weather Starts the Weekend

    For many, this is a much-needed weekend for rest and recuperation after an unsettling and stressful week. For others, the days continue to blend together from one to the next.  Either way, this weekend offers weather that will cater to those who want to be outside in fresh air, and those who need an excuse from nature to lay low...

  • forecast Mar 27, 2020

    Weather Forecast: Highs Around 60 Degrees

    Today: Early AM shower to sun. Highs 55-60.
    Friday Night: Clear, cool. Lows in the 30s.
    Saturday: AM sun to PM clouds. Night showers arrive. Highs in the 50s.
    Sunday: Periodic showers, mountain mix, cool. Highs 40s south, 30s north.

  • Weather Mar 24, 2020

    Weather Forecast: Sunny and Mild Tuesday

    Monday night: Snow to rain. Tapering off after midnight. Lows in the 30s. Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Milder. Low to mid 50s Wednesday: Showers return. Some wet snow in the Worcester Hills. Low to mid 40s. Thursday. Mostly sunny. Upper 40s

  • forecast Mar 23, 2020

    Snow to Rain Monday Evening

    Monday evening: Snow to rain. Tapering off after midnight. Lows in the 30s.
    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and milder. Low to mid 50s
    Wednesday: Showers return. Some wet snow in the Worcester Hills. Low to mid 40s.

  • Weather Mar 24, 2020

    A Shot of Snow Headed for Interior New England

    Clouds will stay with New England through the day Monday, coupling with a cold start in the 20s to keep temperatures from rising much beyond 40 degrees.   This means when precipitation moves in during the afternoon from west to east — for many of us between 3 and 5 p.m. — we’ll see not only rain but also snow…

  • Weather Mar 23, 2020

    Forecast: First Alert Has Snow in Our Future

    Monday: Turning cloudy with rain and snow developing. Highs in the upper 30s. Tuesday: Clearing. Mild. Highs in the mid 50s.

  • snow Mar 18, 2020

    More Snow Expected Thursday Morning

    on Sunshine bathes New England Wednesday as dry air returns for a brief stand. The dry air is also cool by nature, meaning morning temperatures in the 20s and 30s won’t exceed either side of 50 degrees by afternoon, with a light wind allowing for a sea breeze to develop during the afternoon.   With ocean water temperatures only in…

  • New England Nov 8, 2019

    Friday Night Freeze Brings an End to EEE Threat

    The Eastern Equine Encephalitis threat in southern New England finally comes to an end Friday night. After an especially difficult season with the mosquito-borne illness, a hard freeze is expected all the way to the South Coast of New England overnight Friday, which will result in either the death or hibernation of what’s left of the over 50 species of...

  • Weather Nov 8, 2019

    Get Ready: Early Week Storm Could Bring Snow to Parts of New England

    Our next storm has shown up on our exclusive First Alert 10-day forecast for days and still looks to move in sometime later Monday and last through Tuesday, likely bringing a combination of rain and snow with the greatest chance of snow starting north, but a possibility for mixing or a change even in southern New England by the storm’s...

  • Weather Nov 8, 2019

    Wind Chill is Creating Brisk Conditions Across Region

    Today (Friday): Wintry wind with sun & clouds. Highs in the 30s, wind chill 20s.
    Overnight Friday Night: Clear, hard freeze, wind diminishes. Lows in the 20s.
    Saturday: Chilly, bright, much less wind. Highs near 40.
    Sunday: Breeze returns, increased clouds, highs 50-55.

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