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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.

Recent stories

Forecast: Possibly Historic Blizzard To Hit Boston Monday Into Tuesday

January 25, 2015
Predictions for snowfall totals during storm Monday into Tuesday. (David Epstein/WBUR)

BOSTON — The storm begins Monday evening and will feature winds faster than 35 mph and heavy snowfall, prompting a blizzard watch for the Boston area. Set to end Tuesday, this snowstorm could be one of the strongest in years.

Forecast: Bulk Of Snow Over, Slippery Evening Ahead

January 24, 2015

BOSTON — The heaviest of the snow is now over with light snow, sleet and rain for the bulk of the afternoon. There will be another round of snow this evening between roughly 5 and 10 p.m. making travel slippery for the evening.

Significant Snow Storm Hits The Region

January 24, 2015

BOSTON — Snow is going to fall hard and fast Saturday morning with roads quickly becoming snow covered and travel slowed significantly by the quick accumulation.

Forecast: Messy Storm With Mix Of Snow, Rain Coming To Boston

January 23, 2015
Snowfall predictions for Saturday's storm. (David Epstein/WBUR)

BOSTON — Saturday’s snowstorm will begin early and stretch into the evening, with snow mixing with rain and freezing rain and leaving heavy, wet snow accumulations up to a few inches in the Boston area.

Messy Winter Storm Could Drop 8 Inches Of Snow In Parts Of Mass.

January 23, 2015
Snowfall predictions for Saturday’s storm, as of Friday afternoon. (David Epstein/WBUR)

BOSTON — Snow is predicted to begin falling early Saturday morning and could mix with rain around midday, before changing back to snow in the early evening.

Forecast: Heavy Snow Heading To Boston Saturday

January 22, 2015
Snowfall predictions for the Boston area. (Dave Epstein/WBUR)

BOSTON — Saturday morning should be dry for a few hours before snow breaks out across the region and becomes steady and heavier in the afternoon.

Forecast: Snow Flurries Overnight; 2 Storms Headed Our Way

January 21, 2015

BOSTON — Cold and dry weather continues Wednesday with an increase in clouds. There’s a storm passing out to sea Wednesday night, and it will take most of the precipitation with it.

Forecast: Cold Returns; Snow Drought Continues

January 20, 2015

BOSTON — By later this afternoon, most areas will be between 30 and 35, or fairly typical for the second part of January.

Forecast: A Mild MLK Day Before Cold Air Returns

January 19, 2015

BOSTON — While today will be mild, the cold air will return for the rest of the week. If the cold keeps up, this January could rank as the coldest of the past six years.

Forecast: Chance Of Snow Before Temperatures Drop Overnight

January 16, 2015

BOSTON — There may be a chance of a snow for the afternoon as a batch of colder air pushes into the region. Roads will be drier than the past couple of days.

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