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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: Sunny And Warm Couple Of Fall Days Ahead

October 06, 2015

In fact, Wednesday will also be another beautiful, warm fall day. Friday will be chilly with showers, but the rest of the long weekend looks cool, dry and bright.

Forecast: Chilly Today, But Week Will Warm Up

October 05, 2015

Today will be the chilliest day of the work week, with temperatures struggling to reach 60 degrees.

Weekend Forecast: Cool And Raw; Joaquin Poses No Threat To Area

October 02, 2015
Hurricane Joaquin is expected to be far enough out to sea that it will not affect the region. (Courtesy)

It will be a cold weekend, but the official track of Hurricane Joaquin is far enough east to pose no threat the U.S. mainland.

Forecast: Today’s Cool, Breezy (And Later Raw) Weather Replaces Wednesday’s Tropical Downpours

October 01, 2015

There’s no rain in today’s forecast, but showers and stormy weather will likely occur this weekend.

Forecast: Early Downpours Possible, Heavy Rain Through Today

September 30, 2015

The heaviest rain fall will come this morning, likely affecting the early commute with possible downpours in the Boston area. Be on the look out for some flooding, too. This morning’s humidity will fade away, drawing in much cooler air by the evening.

Forecast: Cloudy And Muggy Day Before Heavy Rain On Wednesday

September 29, 2015

Today will be cloudy and muggy, with highs between 75 and 80 degrees. There may be some scattered showers, but overall, the area should stay pretty dry.

Forecast: Warmer, Humid Air Is Back For A Bit Before Rain

September 28, 2015

Warmer and more humid air will flow into New England from the south, making the outdoors feel like summer once again for a couple days.

Forecast: Nice Weekend Ahead — And A ‘Super Moon’ Eclipse Sunday

September 25, 2015

There won’t be much in the way of clouds Friday or Saturday but they will increase on Sunday.

Forecast: Dry, Seasonable Weather Continues

September 23, 2015
(WeatherBell Analytics)

Temperatures will be warmer Wednesday, but trend cooler in the weekend.

Forecast: Last Day Of Summer Already Feels Like Fall

September 22, 2015

Our final day of summer won’t feel very warm, but we’ve had a very warm September so far anyway, with temperatures on several days falling above seasonal averages.

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