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Articles by Vince Agard

November 2, 2012
The next few days will see a steady decline in temperatures as the month of November gets off to a relatively chilly start. While five of the last seven days of October saw high temperatures warmer than their normal values in Boston, a change in the weather pattern will bring below-normal temperatures for the week ahead.
October 19, 2012
A large low pressure system that has been responsible for high winds across the northern Plains and Midwestern United States earlier this week will bring rainy weather to start the weekend in the Boston area. Showers will begin in the early morning hours today and persist throughout the day, possibly becoming heavy at times as the storm persists into the evening.
October 2, 2012
This week’s weather will alternate between pleasant and rainy as a series of disturbances sweeps across the region. Tuesday will be on the pleasant end of the spectrum, with partial sunshine and light winds accompanying comfortable temperatures in the mid 70s (°F). However, the possibility of rain showers will arrive on Wednesday and Thursday as we experience the remnants of a system that brought heavy rains to the Gulf Coast over the weekend.
September 21, 2012
The autumnal equinox will occur tomorrow morning at 10:49 a.m., marking the official end of summer and the beginning of fall. Meteorologically, the beginning of fall in New England is usually marked by the end of heat waves and thunderstorms, a slow decline in temperatures, and a general increase in windiness. This weekend’s weather will be seasonable and pleasant, with sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s and 70s °F.
September 7, 2012
This weekend’s weather will alternate between sunshine and showers as a set of disturbances creates an unsettled atmospheric pattern. First, southwesterly flow associated with a low pressure system to our northwest will bring warm air to campus, making for a sunny day with temperatures into the 80s °F. However, a weak cold front will also pass through the area today, possibly kicking off a few showers and thunderstorms along the way.
August 31, 2012
After a hot and windy day today, a more settled weather pattern will take hold, bringing pleasant weather for the holiday weekend.
June 13, 2012
The recent pattern of sunshine and seasonably mild weather will be interrupted today by the passage of a cold front through the New England region. This frontal feature will bring with it clouds and light to moderate rainfall for much of the duration of the day today. However, after the rain tapers off this afternoon and evening, the warm weather will pick up right where it left off, as high pressure begins to build in the front’s wake.
May 1, 2012
The Boston and Cambridge areas will experience a soaking, day-long rainstorm today as a low pressure system moves in from the west and eventually heads out to sea. While the storm will make for rather cold and dreary conditions for those out and about today, it will also bring some much-needed precipitation to an area that has received an abnormally low amount of rain so far this spring.
April 10, 2012
After a historically warm winter, and a spring that featured temperatures upwards of 80°F in its first few days, the Boston area has returned to more seasonable temperatures for the past two weeks. This trend will continue this week, with daily highs and lows expected to be within a few degrees of their normal values.
March 16, 2012
After two days of clouds and chilly temperatures, sunshine and unusually warm weather are expected to make a comeback this weekend in association with a broad high pressure system. Earlier this week, temperatures repeatedly exceeded their climatological normals by upwards of 20°F. In fact, Monday’s high temperature of 71°F at Logan Airport broke the 110-year-old record high of 69°F.
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