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Weather Highlights for September 16th 2014
Boston Forecast


.TODAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN CLEARING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
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SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WILL HAVE A PERIOD OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON. GRADUAL SUNSHINE DEVELOPS DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES CONTINUE SEASONABLE COOL...IN THE MID 60S TO THE LOWER 70S.

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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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