• Weather September 22, 2022 7:54 am

    Forecast: Scattered Strong to Severe Storms Thursday

    Today: A period of rain & thunder, isolates severe storms. Drying out late. Highs around 70. Overnight tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s.
    Friday: Sun and clouds. Cool and windy. Highs in the 50s. Wind gusts 30-40 mph.

  • hurricane season September 13, 2022 12:23 pm

    It's Been a Quiet Hurricane Season So Far, But It Lasts Through November

    In case you missed it, we have reached the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, which was Saturday, September 10.  And many of us probably missed it, since it has been extremely quiet, so far.  This is actually the least active start in 30 years, with only twice in history getting no named storms in August.  September is...

  • Mississippi August 31, 2022 5:50 pm

    Mississippi Declares State of Emergency After Storm Restricts Drinkable Water

    Jackson, Mississippi, has declared a state of emergency after rain and flooding disrupted the city’s water system.

  • Weather August 23, 2022 11:25 am

    Forecast: Afternoon Thunderstorms Possible

    Today (Tuesday): Early shower, patchy fog, mostly cloudy, pm t-storms, muggy. Highs in the low 80s. Tonight: Early rain ends, mostly cloudy with some fog. Lows in the upper 60s.
    Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.

  • Weather August 24, 2022 12:20 am

    Storms Bringing Heavy Rain, Thunder Pass Through New England

    Our lawns had a decent drink of water Monday, as southern New England received over 3 inches of rain in some spots while southern Maine was issued a Flash Flood warning Monday evening due to rainfall amounts ranging from 1.5 to 3 inches. A record daily maximum rainfall was also set in Portland, Maine. We’ve seen a mostly cloudy day…

  • severe weather August 5, 2022 6:41 pm

    Damage Reported in Southern NH as Storms Move Through

    Fire officials in Hollis said they are working on multiple scenes with trees on top of houses and cars, and several main roads are impassable.

  • New Hampshire August 6, 2022 8:24 am

    ‘Like a War Zone': Major Damage Reported in Southern NH as Storms Move Through Region

    A fast-moving storm moved through Hollis, New Hampshire, around 2:30 p.m. Friday, causing extensive damage across town. Hollis police said there was strong wind, rain, thunder, lightning and hail, and numerous trees and wires are down. At least six homes were damaged but the full extent of the damage may not be known Friday night. The Hollis Fire Department said…

  • lightning strike August 6, 2022 11:16 pm

    3 Dead After Apparent Lightning Strike Injures 4 Near White House

    Two of the four people who were apparently struck by lightning Thursday near the White House have died, Washington D.C. police said.

  • lightning strike August 5, 2022 8:37 am

    4 Critically Hurt During Apparent Lightning Strike Near White House

    Two of the victims have died, police said in an update Friday morning. Go here for updates. Four people have life-threatening injuries after they were apparently struck by lightning near the White House in Washington, D.C., Thursday evening, fire officials said. U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Park Police officers rushed to help the two women and two men when...

  • first alert forecast June 10, 2022 1:14 am

    Storms Possible This Evening, Then a Beautiful Day Friday

    This morning’s rain is out of here and now breaks of sun have been emerging across parts of the region, boosting our temperatures into the 70s and 80s. Sunshine combined with humid air in place will help fuel a few renewed popup thunderstorms, mainly in the 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. timeframe. Not everyone will see a storm, but...

  • first alert forecast June 1, 2022 12:01 am

    Showers and Storms Possible as Cold Front Moves Through

    It’s not often you see a 35-degree temperature spread across New England, but thanks to a backdoor front that’s been crossing the region, that’s exactly what we’ve seen today. Along that boundary, a sharp wind shift and dramatic cool down has been occurring – kicking up a cloud of pollen at the same time.  Now, that front is slowing...

  • Weather May 15, 2022 11:29 pm

    Forecast: Severe Weather Possible Monday

    Overnight (Sunday): Mostly cloudy, isolated showers, patchy fog. Lows around 60.
    Monday: Early fog, warm, clouds and sun, isolated PM showers and t-storms, some severe west during evening. Highs 77-84.
    Monday Night: Showers and storms through midnight, some severe west, clearing late, breezy.

  • Weather May 16, 2022 1:49 am

    FIRST ALERT: Severe Weather Possible Monday

    We’ll remain mostly cloudy through Sunday evening with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the forecast across the south, more scattered in nature north, as a weak upper level system passes through the region. The shower threat will diminish overnight, but we will remain mostly cloudy with some fog developing across the south coast of New England and across coastal...

  • Weather May 15, 2022 5:58 pm

    Forecast: Tracking Storms Monday

    Overnight (Sunday): Mostly cloudy, isolated showers, patchy fog. Lows around 60.
    Monday: Early fog, warm, clouds and sun, isolated PM showers and t-storms, some severe west during evening. Highs 77-84. Monday Night: Showers and storms through midnight, some severe west, clearing late, breezy.

  • forecast April 9, 2022 2:43 pm

    Hail & Graupel Spotted as Storms Move Through New England

    Downpours, thunder, hail and graupel remain a possibility through this afternoon. We’ve had reports of graupel already in Connecticut and Massachusetts as well as lightning and active winds. Stay safe this afternoon: “If thunder roars, go indoors.” Wind gusts will exceed 25 mph as we see these showers and embedded downpours pushing into the northeast towards Maine through the afternoon…

  • forecast April 6, 2022 12:07 pm

    Drier and Warmer Weather Follows Wet Week

    A couple of cool, clammy days are in the First Alert forecast Wednesday and Thursday for Southern New England, while Northern New England squeezes out one more dry day Wednesday.  Two storm systems are impacting New England in the second half of the week through the weekend: the center of the first storm is quick-moving and passes south of...

  • storms April 6, 2022 1:44 am

    Storms Batter Aging US Power Grid as Climate Disasters Spread, Costs Rise

    Maine, California and Louisia each experienced at least a 50% increase in outage duration even as residents endured mounting interruption costs over the past several years.

  • forecast March 31, 2022 11:47 pm

    FIRST ALERT: Tracking the Threat of Strong Storms Tonight

    After a warm front pushed our temperatures up to the 50s & 60s, the daytime heating is feeding off the chance for storms tonight. The showers started off from the west and continue to move towards the east. Heavier rain moves into northern New England along with the chance of thunder. With these strongest storms we could be seeing strong…

  • forecast January 18, 2022 11:35 pm

    A Brief Warmup, Then Several Chances for Snow

    The wind diminishes after sunset and tonight we see colder lows in the single digits and teens early tonight.  The wind direction flips by morning and we slowly see temps rise especially in southern New England.  Highs reach the 40s across southern New England, with highs in the 30s north.  Our next system already heads in for Wednesday across...

  • forecast January 13, 2022 5:24 pm

    Weather Forecast: Two Storms Creep Toward New England

    Thursday night: Lows drop near 30 with mostly cloudy skies. Friday: Slight chance of rain & flurries due to the ocean storm tracking offshore. There is a chance of showers is 50% for Boston.

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