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.
It has been a very cold and dry morning for commuters. Consider bringing an umbrella anyway, though, as it will rain this afternoon.
All of us are likely feeling the cold; today will be the coldest day this week. It’s cloudy out this morning, but skies will turn partly sunny later in the afternoon.
This afternoon, highs will be typical for the time of year, mostly in the 40s. On Thanksgiving, we trade the clear skies for clouds — but the day will be even warmer.
Another warm-up is also on the way over the next 48 hours, and temperatures will be above normal once again by Thanksgiving.
I think the ground will actually become frozen tonight and likely remain that way through Wednesday morning before thawing again.
Meteorologist David Epstein says his models show Sunday’s rainfall could turn into wet, sloppy snowflakes as temperatures drop overnight.
A mild Saturday is on the way and Sunday brings some clouds and a chance for a shower.
Tonight will be mild after an afternoon where temperatures reach the 50s, and the rain will overspread the region.
Tuesday’s high of 45 was the coldest day we’ve had since April 9.
The crystal clear skies seen early this morning are a strong indicator of the brilliant sunshine we will see all day. It’s colder than Monday. The crisp late autumn air is back, but there isn’t any wind.