Daily Forecast Video: Explosive Fire Growth Conditions in New England
May 16, 2023
The combination of dry conditions, dry air and a busy wind have created explosive fire growth conditions in New England Tuesday. A cold front will change the air dramatically by Wednesday, though with little rain expected, high fire danger and pollen count will continue. Full details in the forecast video and remember, in addition to the NBC10 Boston and NECN station apps, to download my personal Matt Noyes Weather app to communicate directly with me!
Today (Tuesday): Sun, clouds & very high brush fire danger. Smoky skies at times from Canadian wildfires. Highs in the lower 80s. West wind increases to 10-20 mph and becomes southwest late with gusts to 35 mph - 40 mph on Cape Cod.
Overnight Tonight: Passing showers. Lows in the 40s north, 50s south. Southwest wind becomes northwest at 8-18 mph.
Wednesday: An early shower southeast, then sun & clouds, slight chance sprinkle. Cool breeze, highs near 60. North-northwest wind 10-20 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
Thursday: Fair and pleasant. Highs in the 60s. Northwest wind becomes southwest at 5-15 mph.