Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Boston MA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 9am and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 11 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers between 9am and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Boston MA
 42.36°N 71.07°W (Elev. 13 ft)
10:07 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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