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David Epstein

Meteorologist, WBUR

David Epstein has spent 30 years as a meteorologist. He was born in Portland, Maine, and studied meteorology at Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vt. He now teaches at Framingham State University and Colby College. He is also a horticulturalist and founder of GrowingWisdom.com.

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Forecast: Good Chances We Have A Heat Wave; Ideal Weekend For Getting Outside

July 31, 2015

There is a better than even chance Boston will reach 90 today, making for a third day in a row.

Forecast: It’ll Feel ‘Hotter Than Yesterday,’ With Temps In 90s And More Humidity

July 30, 2015

Today is going to be the most humid day of the past several days. Although the actual temperatures might be a degree or two less hot, it will feel equally hot or hotter than yesterday.

Forecast: Hot And Humid With Temps In 90s

July 29, 2015

Humidity levels remain high, and there is little doubt that Boston will experience its third day consecutive day of 90-degree weather.

Forecast: Low Risk Of Tropical Showers; Highs In 80s

July 28, 2015

After a warm and sticky overnight, chances of tropical showers remain in the area. But most places should remain dry today with highs not quite reaching the 90-degree mark yet.

Forecast: Storms Possible Today Before Temps Rise Into 90s This Week

July 27, 2015

Afternoon showers — even thunderstorms — are possible, and because there is so much moisture in the air, any precipitation will likely fall heavy and steady for brief periods.

Forecast: Hot Temps Today — But Humidity To Drop Tonight

July 20, 2015

Today will be the hottest day of the week — perhaps even the hottest day this month — as many places reach the mid 90s. There is a chance Boston does hit 90 degrees again Tuesday, and if this occurs, it would make for an official heat wave.

Forecast: Warm And Dry Friday Gives Way To Humid Weekend

July 17, 2015

A warm and dry Friday is the standout day this weekend, with some showers possible Saturday.

Forecast: A Break From The Humidity, With Cooler Temps

July 16, 2015

Typically the humidity we experienced Tuesday and Wednesday would last a bit longer, and we wouldn’t get such a significant break in it, especially in mid-July. Even Boston will see readings in the low 60s, a treat for the heart of summer.

Forecast: Humid With Elevated Risk Of Showers, Thunderstorms

July 15, 2015

The elusive 90-degree mark continues today as lots of clouds and a southerly wind will prevent many areas along the coast from reaching 80 degrees, let alone 90.

Forecast: Slight Chance Of Showers; Cooler Today

July 14, 2015

Today, we will see a generally dry day, but there is a slight chance of showers. There will also be sunshine and clouds blended, but with a southerly wind, temperatures are not expected to be very high.

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