Near Record High Heat Today

High pressure remains in control and the warm weather will peak today with temperatures climbing into the low to mid-80's.  Some mid to high-level clouds will do little to stop the march to record high temps.   There remains an elevated potential for fire today thanks to low humidity, warm temperatures, and some gusty winds.

The clouds will in response to a cold front slowly trudging to the east.

WPC Surface Fronts/Precipitation Tuesday 2 PM
Winds will remain from the Southwest.  Gusts of 15-20 MPH are possible.  The breeze will be welcome as temperatures soar today.
NWS max temperatures Tuesday (image Weatherbell)
This will bring some severe weather to the interior Northeast, including parts of Vermont.  Hail and gusty winds will be the primary threats for those storms.
SPC Severe Thunderstorm Outlook Tuesday 8 AM- Wednesday 8 AM
Overnight low temperatures will only drop into the mid 50's.  The front's slow crawl to the coast will leave it just the west of SNE by tomorrow AM.
WPC Surface Fronts/Precipitation Wednesday 8 AM
That will keep max temperatures near 70 tomorrow, with lots of clouds and a chance of showers after 8 AM.
NWS Max Temps Wednesday (image Weatherbell)
The best potential for showers is between 10 AM - 3 PM.
06z NAM Hires simulated radar Wednesday 1 PM (image Weatherbell)
There could be a rumble of thunder as the front moves offshore.  The Red Sox should be okay to play tomorrow evening.  Temperatures behind the front drop into the upper 30's and low 40's Wednesday night.  We rebound to near 60 on Thursday with partly cloudy skies and winds gusting from the NW at 20-25 MPH.

-Zack Green


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