Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

Partly Cloudy

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1028.8 mb)
Dewpoint -8°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 17 Jan 11:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Cambridge MA

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 04:00pm until January 20, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 3pm.  High near 40. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 22. East wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 3pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 3pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. The snow and freezing rain could be heavy at times.  High near 34. East wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Calm wind.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Snow before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 3pm. High near 40. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of snow, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 22. East wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 3pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 3pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. The snow and freezing rain could be heavy at times. High near 34. East wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Cambridge MA
 42.37°N 71.13°W (Elev. 3 ft)
10:45 am EST Jan 17, 2019
12pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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