Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

A Few Clouds

75°F

24°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cambridge MA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 21 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: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 8 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

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Cambridge MA
 42.37°N 71.1°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:36 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
6am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database