August and September have been extremely dry. April and May were also dry. Some parts of New England are experiencing drought conditions while most others are abnormally dry.
|US drought monitor as of 9/22/2015|
|US VIC Soil Moisture % wrt 1916-2004 average|
|NWS Boston watches and warnings|
The Set Up
A slow moving but strong early fall cold front is pushing across the Great Lakes. High pressure behind the system is ushering in below average cold into the Northern Plains.
|WPC surface analysis 5 am|
|2 m temps 8 am (image weatherbell)|
|06z NAM 500 mb vort valid 8 PM Tues (image NCEP)|
|06z NAM Hires precipitable water 11 am Wednesday (image weatherbell)|
|06z NAM hires simulated radar 11 am Wednesday (image Weatherbell)|
|WPC 1-2 day precipitation forecast|
|WPC surface forecast Thursday 8 am|
|NHC official Joaquin track|
|WPC 7 day precipitation forecast|