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Final Week of November Brings Fall ‘Second Severe Weather Season' Back Into View

A high-end severe weather threat exists across the Ark-La-Miss. region on Tuesday and Wednesday. The weather system capable of producing severe winds and tornadoes will move across the I-55 area and D...

  • Weather Nov 25

    Wet Roads Make for Icy Post-Thanksgiving Travel

    Travel weather across the country is overall pretty quiet.  Some years we deal with major snowstorms as we take planes, trains, and automobiles to our holiday destinations.  Traveling across the northeast Friday night will be icy from any leftover wet roads that don’t dry in time.  The wind picks up, but we dry off.  Satur...
  • Weather Nov 25

    Wet Weather Makes for Potentially Dangerous Post-Thanksgiving Commute

    Scattered showers are moving through the northeast on this Black Friday.  Shoppers will have to have a rain coat with a hood as they head in and out of any stores today.  At least our temperatures are pretty mild with highs in the 50s in southern New England.  Northern New England however, will see a wintry mix to light snow showers...

  • Thanksgiving Nov 24

    Dry Thanksgiving Weather Won't Last the Weekend

    A chilly start to New England’s Thanksgiving morning meant cold road races and football games, and while clouds have been variable today, meaning the sun has played a bit of hide-and-seek in some communities, the absence of wind has meant an absence of wind chill – and that helps.  Afternoon high temperatures in the 40s will actually feel like it&#...
  • first alert forecast Nov 23

    Rainy Sunday Storm Could Cause Airport Delays, Snow at Higher Elevations in Northern New England

    We’re mostly in the clear for the Thanksgiving holiday, but a potent area of low pressure brings rain and wind to Boston and New England on Sunday. Rain arrives midday Sunday, with some heavier showers possible by early evening. It should be very mild as the storm tracks well up into Canada. High temperatures could touch upon 60 in Southern&#...
  • Weather Nov 23

    Plan Ahead: Here's When to Expect Rain Over Thanksgiving Weekend

    The great weather for travel extends through Thanksgiving Day as an abundance of dry air across the country has prohibited storm development for most of this week.  We’re gearing up for some high tidal levels at the coast from Texas to Maine Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the midday high tide cycles as the New Moon is at perigee......
  • forecast Nov 23

    Great Travel Weather Wednesday; Quiet and Cool on Thanksgiving

    On the eve of Thanksgiving, and all is well in the world of weather. We have clear sailing through the holiday, with somewhat seasonable temperatures, light winds and a fair amount of sun. Travel isn’t a problem before, during or after the big feast, but it may be for return flights and trips on Sunday. Winds will be light...

  • 2022 World Cup Nov 22

    As 2022 World Cup Kicks Off, Heat Takes Center Stage In Qatar

    The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicked off this week, and the United States Men’s Soccer team takes on England Thursday—but climate change may have a hand in this year’s games. The games typically occur in June and July, but the World Cup in Qatar was pushed five months later – to November – the cooler season. In 2015, five years…

  • first alert forecast Nov 23

    Cool Temperatures Ease, Dry Weather Continues

    The remarkably quiet Thanksgiving week weather here in New England is playing out across the country through Wednesday, making for a problem-free string of travel days leading up to Thanksgiving.  Here at home, clouds build in the North Country Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons with mountain flurries, but most of New England sees a string of fa...
  • forecast Nov 22

    Milder Temperatures in New England Tuesday

    Expect mostly sunny and milder temperatures Tuesday, with highs in the middle 40’s. There’s a chance of flurries over northern New England. If you’re hitting the road Wednesday ahead of the holiday, it’ll be a good day for it. Look for mostly sunny and seasonable weather and highs in the upper 40’s. On Thanksgiving itself, sun wil...
  • forecast Nov 21

    Fair and Cool Weather Through Thanksgiving

    It’s a rare set of circumstances in New England when Thanksgiving week rolls around and no storms are in sight in the days leading up to and through Thursday. It’s even more rare for that to be the case nationwide, with no travel problems due to weather expected – but that’s exactly our setup this week. A break in...

  • forecast Nov 21

    Cold Morning Kicks Off Work Week; Milder Temps on the Way

    The cold is almost in mid-winter form Monday morning: wind chills in the teens, temps in the 20s. Grit your teeth and fight through it. This will be the coldest of this spell, and the coldest of the next ten days. Already the temps are moderating across the High Plains. That same air will saunter over here in the coming…

  • Weather Nov 21

    Week Begins With Blustery Wind, Freezing Wind Chills

    Sunday night will be a cold one, our temperatures dip to the 20s and teens but it will feel like the single digits in Keene and Worcester overnight and down to the teens in Boston down to the Cape and Islands.

  • Weather Nov 20

    Weekend Wraps Up with Coldest Seasonal Day Yet

    High pressure has settled in and temperatures are turning cold. With strong west westerly winds, Sunday will be one of the coldest days we’ve had since late March. While the day is mostly sunny, highs will struggle to break into the 40s. Gusty winds at times will top 40 miles per hour. A brief snow shower or two are possible…

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