Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

Partly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 10 Aug 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Boston MA

Heat Advisory until August 12, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 12, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Boston MA
 42.36°N 71.07°W (Elev. 13 ft)
3:41 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
6pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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