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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, Vermont. He now teaches at Framingham State University and Colby College. He is also a horticulturalist and founder of GrowingWisdom.com.

Recent stories

Forecast: Memorial Day Weekend Will Be Mostly Warm — A Few Showers Possible

May 26, 2016

The next several days will feature an active, but overall warm pattern with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Forecast: Boston To Reach 80 Degrees Today For First Time This Year

May 25, 2016

High pressure is going to bring very warm conditions through Saturday.

Forecast: Little Rain Today, Summer-Like Heat Comes Tomorrow

May 24, 2016

We aren’t in an official drought yet, but with less than 50 percent of normal rainfall this month after a dry April, it won’t take much to get us there.

Forecast: A Taste Of Summer Is On The Way This Week

May 23, 2016

Many of you think of Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of summer. This year, our first taste of extended warmth will arrive just before the weekend, bringing along plenty of sunshine.

Forecast: Weekend Won’t Have Perfect Weather, But It Won’t Rain Much Either

May 20, 2016

The most likely time for rain is Saturday night and Sunday morning in southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands.

Forecast: Pop-Up Storms Possible Late This Afternoon And Evening

May 19, 2016

Today’s big weather question is whether or not you see a shower or thunderstorm. Most of us will remain dry, but some of us will get a downpour, and there could be thunder and even hail. 

Forecast: Dry Times Continue With Mild Temperatures

May 18, 2016

The pollen count remains very high after this week’s dry conditions and the strong wind over the weekend. Until we see some significant rain, the pollen will remain high.

Forecast: After Cool Monday, A Sunnier, Warmer Day Arrives

May 17, 2016

As more sunshine appears and temperatures return to the 60s, today will certainly feel like a nicer day.

Forecast: More Dry Weather This Week With Warmer Temperatures

May 16, 2016

We’ve now quickly gone another 10 days without any appreciable rain, and no end in this pattern is in sight.

Forecast: A Few Showers This Weekend, But Mostly Dry

May 13, 2016

There are two weather systems affecting New England over the next three days. The first brings some showers this evening. The best chance of the rain is after 5 p.m., but before 11 p.m.

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