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Weather Highlights for April 24th 2014
Boston Forecast


.TODAY...SUNNY AND WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR AND BREEZY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
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Regional Weather Story
LOW PRESSURE MOVING AWAY FROM THE REGION BROUGHT MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES TO SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND ALONG WITH SOME RAIN. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL WAS OVER THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 40S TO THE MID 50S ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND.

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2011 Southern New England Weather Conference

Updated August 22, 2011
Earlybird registration is now open for The 2011 Southern New England Weather Conference. This year's conference is scheduled for Saturday October 24th.
Earlybird registration ends Sep 19th. Hurry, you don't want to miss it!

A New Research Paper has been posted

July 27, 2007
A new Research Paper has been posted on our PAPERS AND STUDIES page. The paper titled The Use of Ensemble and Anomaly Data to Anticipate Extreme Flood Events in The Northeastern U.S. , is co-authored by Walter Drag of the Taunton NWS Forecast office, and is located under Precipitation(Flooding & Drought). Just look for the New icon.

New Surf Zone Forecast Available

May 30, 2007
Heading out to a Southern New England South Coast Beach this summer? Not before
you check out the Surf Zone Forecast for the ocean beaches of Rhode Island and
Southeast Massachusetts. This new product contains all the weather info you need
to plan your day at the beach including, sky, temperature, wind, UV Index, wave height
and water temperature. Most importantly, it contains the Threat of Lightning and the
Risk of Rip Currents.
   

NEW SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANALYSIS PAGE

Check out our new NEW Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Page.

Snowfall Measurement Policy

The following is a link to the official NWS Snowfall Measurement Policy: Snow Measurement Guidelines. Please note that while giving your reports to the office every few inches still is the local reporting criteria, it is important to not clear off your measuring surface for 6 hours. Taking a new value every 2 hours and clearing it off, for example, will give inflated reports.


The National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD)

Our local climate page has been redesigned and moved as a part of a national standardization effort. A transition document (PDF) is available to show where information from our old climate page is located on the new climate page.

Did You Know?
Did you know that you can access our top level web page in one of the following ways?
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/box/ (this is the prefered URL)
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/er/box/
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/box/

What do the abbreviations mean?
Well, "nws" is National Weather Service
"erh" is Eastern Region Headquarters (of the NWS)
"noaa" is National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
"gov" is Government
and "box" that's us, the Taunton (Boston) forecast office.



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