❰ Current Conditions

Fire Weather Discussion
Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southern New England
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2023


Scattered rain showers across southern New England today. Will
have increasing southwesterly winds with gusts of 20-30 mph
developing in the afternoon. Drier weather returns on Friday with
a mix of sun and clouds.

Minimum relative humidities range from 50 to 80 percent today. On
Friday, minimum relative humidities range from 35 to 50 percent.

.OUTLOOK...Saturday through Wednesday...

Accumulating wintry mix across the higher terrain on Saturday
with a cold rain elsewhere. Drier weather returns Sunday into
early Monday. Unsettled weather returns by midweek.

Southeast Middlesex MA-
Including the cities of Cambridge, Lexington, Newton, Waltham, 
and Woburn
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2023

                      Today        Tonight      Fri          

Cloud Cover           Mcldy        Pcldy        Pcldy        
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None         
Chance Precip (%)     30           40                        
Temp (24h trend)      60 (+9)      41 (0)       52           
RH % (24h trend)      55 (+11)     83 (-10)     36           
20ft Wnd AM(mph)      Lgt/Var                   NW  8 G17    
20ft Wnd PM(mph)      SW  9 G21    SW  9 G18    NW  9        
Precip Amount         0.03         0.03         0.00         
Precip Duration       1            1                         
Precip Begin          12 PM        Continuing                
Precip End            Continuing   11 PM                     
Mixing Hgt (ft-AGL)   2960         500          4550         
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 21        NW 16        NW 15        
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     62160        8000         68250        
Max ADI Early         27 Fair      21 Fair      77 Good      
Max ADI Late          56 Gen Good  18 Gen Poor  76 Good      
Max LVORI Early       2            3            1            
Max LVORI Late        2            3            1            
Min Vsby Early                                               
Min Vsby Late                                                
Sunshine Hours        N/A          N/A          N/A          
CWR                   20           20           0            
LAL                   No Tstms     No Tstms     No Tstms     
Haines Index          3            4            5            


.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows 33 to 38. Highs in the
lower 40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of rain. Not as cool. Highs
in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. North winds around 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and
snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
15 to 20 mph.