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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 Chance For Some Rain On The Fourth Of July

July 03, 2015
The front for Independence weekend. (Courtesy)

Clouds and some rain possible for the Fourth of July, especially south of the Mass. Turnpike.

Forecast: Long Stretch Of Fantastic Weather Ahead

July 02, 2015

The holiday weekend is looking sunny and pleasant, with temperatures largely in the 80s. With humidity decreasing, try to get outside and enjoy this nice stretch of beautiful weather.

Forecast: Scattered Storms Still Possible This Afternoon

July 01, 2015

The morning commute may be punctuated by periods of rain, with some areas seeing heavy downfalls before 11 a.m. The afternoon looks a bit calmer, but there may still be some scattered showers. Humidity is high today.

Forecast: Sunny, With Highs In The Lower 80s; Showers Wed.

June 30, 2015

In what is likely to be a nice week for vacationers, Wednesday appears to be the least favorable day with showers and even thunderstorms expected for the morning.

Forecast: Partly Cloudy With Highs In The 70s

June 29, 2015

Today, although there will be a sea breeze, it’s going to be a lot warmer than Sunday. Highs this afternoon will reach the 70s everywhere. Although, temperatures might stay or fall back to the 60s over Cape Cod and the Islands.

Forecast: Dry, Cool And Cloudy Day Before Rainy Weekend

June 26, 2015

Highs will stay in the upper 60s along the beaches of Essex County and parts of Cape Cod and only warm into the mid-70s inland. There could be some sunny breaks, but don’t count on a bright day.

Forecast: A Rather Rainy Weekend Ahead; Showers Possible Today

June 25, 2015

BOSTON The dry pattern which was in place much of the spring has changed enough so I am not worried about a drought, at least for the first few weeks of July. Unfortunately, this also means vacationers need to be aware not every day is going to be perfectly sunny. I am going to go […]

Forecast: Tornado Watch In Effect Until 11PM As Severe Storms Roll Across State

June 23, 2015

Today, showers and thunderstorms are likely between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. These storms could bring hail, damaging winds and frequent lightning strikes. The air will be humid with temperatures in the 80s. After the storms, the air should cool down and become drier.

Forecast: A Bit Humid With Temps Rising To 80s; Possible Storms Tuesday

June 22, 2015

Today will not be as humid as Sunday, but it’s still a little muggy out. This afternoon will warm up into the 80s in the Boston area. As Tuesday becomes more humid, there is a possibility of stormy weather.

Weekend Forecast: A Lovely Saturday Turns Rainy Sunday With Possible Downpours

June 19, 2015

BOSTON A few light sprinkles this morning barely wet the roads in places. Later today, as a cold front passes south of the region, a thunderstorm or shower might pop-up. These are most likely to occur in southeastern Massachusetts, but the chances for light showers elsewhere aren’t zero. Aside from this low risk, the day […]

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