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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: Snow Showers Today, Bracing For A Frigid Weekend

February 11, 2016

Temperatures will fall fast overnight as skies clear, and by Friday morning we will be in the single digits. It will be the coldest morning of February so far, as well as the coldest since the middle of last month. And the rest of the weekend just gets colder.

Forecast: Snow Showers Later Today, Bitter Cold This Weekend

February 10, 2016

It doesn’t take much snow to create travel troubles and in spite of nothing more than a coating to an inch in the forecast today, there could be some slow mid-day travel due to snow showers.

Forecast: Very Cold With Temps Dropping This Weekend; A Few Snow Showers Possible

February 09, 2016

Today will be cold. With temperatures nearly 10 degrees below average and fresh snow cover from yesterday’s storm, it’s definitely going to feel like a winter day.

Forecast: Snow Will End This Evening, Temps Remain Cold

February 08, 2016

A blizzard warning has been posted for the South Shore, Cape Cod and the Islands. The Boston area will see between 8 inches to a foot of snow, though totals in many places will be similar to Friday’s storm.

Forecast: Blizzard Warnings South Of Boston

February 07, 2016

The second snowstorm in less than a week will get underway Monday morning. The snow will be heaviest south of Boston. 

Forecast: Snow Will Continue Through Friday Afternoon

February 05, 2016
Projected snowfall totals for Friday, as of Friday at 11 a.m. (David Epstein for WBUR)

Both the morning and evening commutes will be affected by this storm. Some areas could see up to 11 inches.

Boston Could See Up To 8 Inches Of Snow Friday

February 04, 2016
Projected snowfall Friday, as of Thursday afternoon,.(David Epstein/WBUR)

Boston’s public schools will be closed Friday as the city prepares for up to 8 inches of snow.

Forecast: Temps Turn Milder With A Steady Evening Rain

February 03, 2016

The Boston area could receive nearly an inch of rain tonight, which is great news considering the groundwater levels are still lower than usual due to last year’s drought.

Forecast: Cooler Weather Ahead, But Still Not Bitter Cold

February 02, 2016

Today brings lots of sunshine and noticeable chill. Highs will still be above average, but more than 20 degrees cooler than 24 hours ago.

Forecast: One Of The Warmest Starts To February On Record

February 01, 2016
High temperatures for Monday, Feb. 1 (Data from NOAA; David Epstein/WBUR)

Today will be a day to take your lunch outside and just enjoy the fact it’s not really wintry by any measure.

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