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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Aug 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cambridge MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 11 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Cambridge MA
 42.37°N 71.1°W (Elev. 10 ft)
2:09 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
2pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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