Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Boston MA

  • Today

    Today: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Boston MA
 42.36°N 71.07°W (Elev. 13 ft)
12:48 am EDT Aug 18, 2019
4am EDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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