Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

83°F

28°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jul 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Dorchester MASimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and thunderstorms likely, then rain after 11am.  Patchy fog after 2pm. High near 77. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog between 7pm and 10pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Rain and thunderstorms likely, then rain after 11am. Patchy fog after 2pm. High near 77. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog between 7pm and 10pm. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Dorchester MASimilar City Names
 42.3°N 71.09°W (Elev. 89 ft)
7:00 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
8pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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