• hurricane lee September 15, 2023 8:59 pm

    Hurricane Lee: Potential impacts as the storm moves into New England

    We’ve been keeping very close tabs on the track of Hurricane Lee for the last several days now. We’ve been monitoring whether or not Lee was going to make more of a shift to the west and bring it closer to the New England coast. To this point, the shift farther west has not happened. The odds are much...

  • Boston September 15, 2023 11:31 am

    First Alert Forecast: Wind increasing as Hurricane Lee nears

    Friday: Cloudy with comfortable air, breezy late. Highs 65-70. Overnight Friday night: Tropical Storm Warning at the coast. Rain arrives to the coast, wind increases as fringe of Hurricane Lee arrives. Lows around 60. Saturday: Coastal wind & rain worst in the morning and midday, then improving. Midday coastal flooding for some. Inland windswept showers. Scattered power outages. Highs 65-70....

  • storm damage September 10, 2023 2:39 pm

    Thousands still without power after storms in Mass., including 50% of Andover

    Thousands are still without power in Massachusetts and parts of New England after storms hit the region on Friday. As of 2:30 p.m. on Sunday there are over 14,000 people without power in the state, according to MEMA. Almost 50% of the town of Andover, Massachusetts are still without power on Sunday morning. The city has opened a cooling center…

  • storm damage September 9, 2023 11:39 pm

    Thousands still without power in Massachusetts after storms

    Hours after powerful storms hit multiple states in New England, neighbors are still trying to pick up the pieces. As of 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, over 23,000 people were still without power, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency. More than half of those outages were in the towns of Andover and North Andover alone. Visibility in Andover was low…

  • storm damage September 9, 2023 7:10 am

    Storms knock out power, leave trees in roadways and on train tracks

    Severe storms left tens of thousands without power Friday in Massachusetts as downed trees caused transportation problems. As of 8 p.m., more than 63,000 Bay State customers had no power, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency. In Andover, two people were hospitalized after a tree crashed into their home. Aerial footage in Acton showed several vehicles crushed by trees…

  • First Alert Weather July 30, 2023 11:28 pm

    Refreshing air and drier days ahead in New England

    Wow! What a difference the drop in humidity has made. After the passage of last night’s cold front, temperatures have dropped to the 70s and our dew points took a dip to the lower and mid-50s, which makes it so refreshing. Windows may be opened again, sunglasses will be needed and if hiking high in the mountains, take the...

  • First Alert Weather July 30, 2023 7:12 am

    Dry, sunny Sunday after severe weather

    After a rough and tumble Saturday, Sunday is going to be a great day to catch our breath. Some spots picked up more than three inches of rain on Saturday, adding to an already very wet July. Cooler and drier air has now spread across all of New England. We will all enjoy a phenomenal second half of the weekend!…

  • First Alert Weather July 29, 2023 11:31 pm

    FIRST ALERT: Tornado warnings expire in southeastern MA, northern CT

    Another warm and muggy start to the day has led to strong to severe storms throughout the rest of Saturday. Our weekend is absolutely split, there will be a significant chance in the dry airmass that will take over our Sunday opposed to the hot, humid and stormy Saturday we’re dealing with now. Click here to see active weather...

  • First Alert Weather July 29, 2023 7:11 am

    FIRST ALERT: Tranquil weather turns turbulent Saturday morning, severe weather likely by night

    Two consecutive days at 90° means our heatwave potential is still intact. We haven’t seen a 3 day streak since last August, but Saturday could meet the mark as heat surges in. The heat and humidity will couple to bring another threat of severe activity. Isolated showers will move across the South Coast of New England through spots of Rhode…

  • First Alert Weather July 29, 2023 12:02 am

    FIRST ALERT: After a hot Friday, severe storms and flooding possible Saturday

    It’s been a hazy, hot, and humid end to the week and that heat/humidity combination will carry over to the first half of the weekend. See a full list of severe weather alerts here. Saturday will start warm and humid with a partly cloudy sky. Temperatures will climb into the 80s to around 90 by early Saturday afternoon. Scattered...

  • First Alert Weather July 25, 2023 5:13 pm

    Heat emergency declared in Boston Thursday and Friday

    The city of Boston is declaring a heat emergency for Thursday and Friday, where temperatures are expected to rise into the 90s and heat indexes are expected in the mid-90s up to 100 degrees. Cooling centers will open to all residents at locations across the city. There will be 15 Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) community centers open…

  • First Alert Weather July 14, 2023 11:46 pm

    Weather forecast: Highs in the 80s with isolated storms

    Saturday night: Partly cloudy, mild and muggy. Lows in the upper 60s to low 70s. Saturday: Partly cloudy with a few isolated showers/storms. Highs in the low 80s. Sunday: First Alert: Widespread showers and thunderstorms, highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Monday: Hot and humid with a few stray storms possible. Highs around 90.

  • First Alert Weather July 14, 2023 11:59 pm

    FIRST ALERT: More flash flood warnings in Vt.

    It’s been a busy week with several rounds of heavy rainfall across parts of New England and we’re not quite done with the flooding threat. There are flash flood warnings in parts of Vermont, still dealing with the aftermath of severe flooding earlier this week. They will be in place until 1 a.m. in Addison County, Washington County, Rutland...

  • live radar July 14, 2023 1:57 am

    FIRST ALERT: Thunderstorms, heavy rain move through New England

    There are severe weather alerts in place in much of New England Thursday evening. A tornado warning was effect in parts of Vermont, including Essex County, Addison County and Rutland County. It expired at 6:45 p.m. Flash flood warnings were also in effect in much of the state, which was already inundated by floodwaters. Those warnings have since expired. Early…

  • First Alert Weather June 6, 2023 12:01 am

    Drab and dreary weather continues, with chances for thunderstorms Tuesday

    The work week has picked up where the weekend left off, with drab and dreary skies and rain. And to make matters worse, Tuesday will bring about isolated pockets of severe thunderstorms and downpours. A stalled area of low pressure south of Halifax will continue to keep cloudy skies and cooler air overhead for the week. In spells, sun does…

  • hurricane season June 2, 2023 1:35 pm

    Depression Strengthens Into Tropical Storm Arlene in Gulf: NHC

    A depression that was slowly moving southward in the Gulf of Mexico developed into a tropical storm Friday, becoming the first named storm of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters said.

  • First Alert Weather May 30, 2023 11:38 pm

    Temperatures Bounce Around This Week

    Dry skies prevail for much of Tuesday as we see breezy winds settle in from the east. That will keep temperatures across the immediate coastline at bay. Boston, Hingham, Weymouth and South Shore towns will reach the mid-60s. With high pressure overhead, sunshine beams down for much of the day, cranking in warmth. Across Metrowest and central Massachusetts, highs...

  • First Alert Weather May 19, 2023 12:10 am

    After Record Cold Start, Spring Weather to Round Out Thursday and Friday

    It’s an amazing day after a very cold morning. Many across central and northern New England broke record lows with values in the 20s and 30s.  Now we’re into a more seasonable afternoon with highs in the 60s along with plenty of sunshine. Tonight will be another cooler-than-average one, but not nearly as close to the 20s. Lows drop...

  • First Alert Weather May 1, 2023 11:47 pm

    Weekend Brought Drought Denting Rain, Upcoming Weekend Promises Drier & Warm Weather

    Every weekend since late February has brought at least a trace of rain. For those keeping score, that’s eight of nine weekends with wet weather. While it was beneficial, it still left us in a nearly 2” rainfall deficit – until this past weekend. Widespread rain throughout Saturday and Sunday delivered drought-denting rainfall. It even led to river flooding in…

  • First Alert Weather April 17, 2023 7:54 pm

    Scattered Showers Make for a Wet, Cool Marathon Monday

    On this Marathon Monday we have chilly temps, clouds, and scattered showers around for runners and spectators. The showers will be off and on all day long through the end of the race for even the non-elite runners.  An area of low pressure is just to the northwest and is spinning a cold front through.  Our wind direction changes...

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