Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Boston MA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 10 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

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Boston MA
 42.36°N 71.07°W (Elev. 13 ft)
10:03 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
10am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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