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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: A Chilly, Raw And Cloudy Day Before Rain Comes

December 01, 2015

It has been a very cold and dry morning for commuters. Consider bringing an umbrella anyway, though, as it will rain this afternoon.

Forecast: Cold, Cloudy Day; Rain Expected Tuesday Evening

November 30, 2015

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.

Forecast: Great, Sunny Weather For Holiday Travelers Today

November 25, 2015

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.

Forecast: Still Scarred From Last Winter? Our Warm November Could Mean Less Snow This Winter

November 24, 2015

Another warm-up is also on the way over the next 48 hours, and temperatures will be above normal once again by Thanksgiving.

Forecast: Coldest Days Of Fall Season So Far To Happen Today, Tuesday

November 23, 2015

I think the ground will actually become frozen tonight and likely remain that way through Wednesday morning before thawing again.

Forecast: Could Boston Soon See Its First Snowflakes This Season? It’s Possible

November 22, 2015

Meteorologist David Epstein says his models show Sunday’s rainfall could turn into wet, sloppy snowflakes as temperatures drop overnight.

Weekend Forecast: Seasonable Saturday, Chance Of Showers On Sunday

November 20, 2015
High temperatures forecasted for Saturday. (Courtesy NOAA)

A mild Saturday is on the way and Sunday brings some clouds and a chance for a shower.

Forecast: Milder Today Before Much-Needed Rainstorms

November 19, 2015

Tonight will be mild after an afternoon where temperatures reach the 50s, and the rain will overspread the region.

Forecast: Sunny And Chilly Today; Rain Thursday

November 18, 2015

Tuesday’s high of 45 was the coldest day we’ve had since April 9.

Forecast: Very Sunny, Colder And Crisp Day

November 17, 2015

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.

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