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Regional Weather Story 
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 
715 AM EDT Sun Jun 24 2018 

Today will be mostly cloudy with afternoon temperatures in the upper 
70s to low 80s. The Cape and Islands will likely remain in the low 
70s and upper 60s for the day due to an offshore wind. Showers and 
thunderstorms are likely in the afternoon and evening, especially 
across the interior, and may be accompanied by brief downpours and 
gusty winds.

With a cold front passing through the region late tonight, 
temperatures will be below normal tomorrow with afternoon highs in 
the low 70s. A high pressure will begin to build into the region 
tomorrow morning, following the frontal passage. As a result, west 
of Worcester will see mostly sunny skies, with the eastern coast 
remaining mostly cloudy throughout the day. With the Connecticut 
River Valley seeing less cloud cover, it is possible that they could 
reach into the low 80s.

Looking ahead, temperatures will steadily rise during the week, 
perhaps reaching 90 degrees by Friday. Dry weather will prevail, 
aside from possible showers and thunderstorms Wednesday into 
Thursday.

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Precision Agriculture Weather Forecast For NORTHERN WORCESTER County


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Regional Hourly Observations For NORTHERN WORCESTER County
Issued at

200 PM EDT SUN JUN 24 2018
Southern New England

 In CT
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Bradley Intl   PTSUNNY   79  66  64 S7        29.79F                  
Hartford       PTSUNNY   78  67  68 S12       29.78F                  
Danbury        PTSUNNY   80  68  66 SW8       29.81F                  
Wtrbury/Oxford CLOUDY    79  67  66 S5        29.82                   
Norwalk Harbor   N/A     72 N/A N/A E8          N/A                   
Bridgeport     PTSUNNY   74  67  78 S7        29.81F                  
Meriden        FAIR      78  66  66 VRB7      29.80F                  
New Haven      FAIR      75  67  76 SE9       29.82F                  
Chester        CLOUDY    73  66  78 S10       29.83F                  
Groton         CLOUDY    69  65  86 VRB5      29.83F                  
Willimantic    CLOUDY    73  66  78 VRB6      29.82S                  

 In RI
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Providence     PTSUNNY   76  65  68 SW8       29.82F                  
Block Island   CLOUDY    67  65  93 S10       29.85F                  
Westerly       CLOUDY    68  65  90 S5        29.84F                  
 
In MA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
Boston         PTSUNNY   72  61  68 E12       29.79F                  
Worcester      PTSUNNY   73  64  73 SW8       29.82F                  
Westfield      CLOUDY    77  68  73 E7        29.78F                  
Provincetown   FAIR      72  65  78 SW10      29.82F                  
Nantucket      CLOUDY    64  62  93 SW13      29.86S FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Massachusetts
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Sunday June 24, 2018

Across Massachusetts...temperatures are near 75 degrees west, near 79 degrees central, and near 72 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, partly sunny central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are variable at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 12 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 1750 degrees at NAntucket. The lowest temperature is 67 degrees at Chatham.


Hazardous Weather Outlook For NORTHERN WORCESTER County,MA

739 AM EDT Sun Jun 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

A few strong thunderstorms with gusty winds and brief heavy rainfall
are possible this afternoon and evening, mainly across western and 
central Massachusetts and northern Connecticut.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For NORTHERN WORCESTER County, MA
Issued at 115 PM EDT Sun Jun 24 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall in the evening. Lows around 60. West winds around 5 mph, becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cooler with lows in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Warmer with highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Hot with highs in the lower 90s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Massachusetts
                                 MASS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUN 29-JUL 3  JUL 1-JUL 7    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal      Below     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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JUNE 24TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1816...
The cold weather of early June finally gave way to several days of 90
degree heat in Massachusetts, including a reading of 99 degrees at Salem.
(David Ludlum)
...1924...
Six men at a rock quarry south of Winston-Salem NC sought shelter from a
thunderstorm. The structure chosen contained a quantity of dynamite.
Lightning struck a near-by tree causing the dynamite to explode. The men
were killed instantly. (The Weather Channel)
...1951...
Twelve inches of hail broke windows and roofs, and dented automobiles,
causing more than fourteen million dollars damage. The storm plowed 200
miles from Kingmand County KS into Missouri, with the Wichita area hardest
hit. It was the most disastrous hailstorm of record for the state of
Kansas. (David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms produced a swath of hail 60 miles long and 3.5 miles wide
through parts of Hand, Beadle, Kingsbury, Miner and Jerauld counties in
South Dakota. Poultry and livestock were killed, and many persons were
injured. Hail ten inches in circumference was reported at Huron SD. (The
Weather Channel)


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