Closing The Books
Posted by Jeremy Reiner
I did like yesterday's fall preview but I still have some summer fun left in me. So does Mother Nature and it happens today as we see sunshine, humidity & 80 degree weather return. It's a great summer day for anything planned outside and the nice weather will linger into this evening as well. the challenge will be keeping the free and easy feeling going through the holiday weekend.
Here's why it's going to be challenging. A cool front will approach New England during the day on Saturday, sparking off scattered showers mainly across northern & western New England---this part of the world should be OK. Look for temps to reach the mid 80s with a healthy dose of humidity.
On Sunday that cool front will be very weak and draped across southeast Mass. Plan on some leftover scattered showers along & south of the MA Pike for a few hours on Sunday morning but otherwise it's dry despite a fair amount of clouds. On Labor Day, this front gets a jolt of energy and will be able to pop scattered showers across much of New England (sans the Cape/Islands until late day) for much of the day. Humidity will be high with temps in the upper 70s. Have fun & be safe this weekend.
Summer 2013 recap:
* 11 of the 15 weekends were completely dry (Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend).
* Overall, the summer was warm & wet.
* June was 3rd wettest June on record (Boston)
* July was hot hot hot with 12 90 degree days--the hottest being 99 on July 19th
* August will finish dry & slightly cooler than normal.
Ready for fall colors & pumpkins.