Hottest Day of The Year
Posted by Jeremy Reiner
Folks, I can't lie....I'm all out of material in regards to this heat. I've been blogging about it every day this week. It's not much different today as it will still be hot--dangerously so this afternoon.
I think this will be our hottest day of the year in Boston as the city will see a high temp of 100 degrees. The last time Boston had a high temp of 100 was 2 years ago--nearly to the day, July 22nd, 2011. Like many other days this week, it's not just the heat it is the humidity as well and that humidity will make it feel like 108 across much of the region. Once again please stay hydrated (have a banana too--helps to keep your electrolytes up there--important on hot days!). Too hot for any thunderstorms to form.
The thunder threat changes tomorrow though as a cold front charges out of Canada (with trumpeting bugles). This cold front won't bring relief tomorrow so the heat wave will reach 7 days as many towns reach the lower 90s but as this front rams into the heat/humidity it will pop several showers & t-storms after 2pm. Some of these storms will be severe with high wind, heavy rain, hail and frequent lightning. The storms will stay off the beaches until after 5pm.
This front will do its thing and sweep the extreme heat & humidity out of here by Sunday with many towns having afternoon temps near 80---normal for this time of year!
Stay cool today--have a great weekend!