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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0425ESUNSET:  1915E INCREASING SMOKE ALOFT AND INCREASING HAZE AT THE SURFACE…. So we finally ditch the clouds and rain, but despiteclear skies this morning, a smoke layer aloft has dimmedthe sun all […]

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Monday, July 19, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA MONDAY, JULY 19, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0424ESUNSET:  1916E MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE LIFTED, BUT STILL A CLOUDY DAY…. Dense fog and drizzle were the theme all morning with thevisibility only around 1/8th of a mile. The fog finallylifted […]

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Sunday, July 18, 2021

Sunday, July 18, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0424ESUNSET:  1917E FOGGY AND COOLER WITH INTERMITTENT RAINFALLATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. We observed some showers this morning following the rainyesterday which amounted to 0.41 inches by 7 A.M. Theshowers today left 0.07 […]

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Saturday, July 17, 2021

Saturday, July 17, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0423ESUNSET:  1918E CONVECTIVE SHOWERS ARE THE NAME OF THE GAME SO FAR…. We observed tall cumulus clouds today, producing a coupleshowers that left us with 0.04 inches of rainfall followingthe 0.04 inches […]

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Friday, July 16, 2021

Friday, July 16, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0422ESUNSET:  1918E FEELING QUITE TROPICAL ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. The main headline here today is the building heat andelevated dew points. Overnight low only achieved 70F,which nearly set a new record. Highest […]

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

Thursday, July 15, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0420ESUNSET:  1920E HUMID AND PARTLY CLOUDY WITH HIGHER THANEXPECTED VISIBILITY IN THE AFTERNOON…. We observed partly cloudy skies with cumulus buildingslightly in the afternoon hours. Visibility was 30 milesthis morning, rising to […]

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0419ESUNSET:  1920E CLOUDY AND HUMID WITH A WARM FRONT PASSAGE AROUNDNOONTIME…. Today started off uncomfortable and foggy with a lightdrizzle. Fog limited visibility to a 1/16th mile. A warmfront passed through around […]

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0419ESUNSET:  1920E ANOTHER CLOUDY DAY, BUT NOT MUCH RAIN SO FAR…. Despite the cloud cover, today hasn’t been too bad comparedto recent days just due to the simple fact we haven’t seentoo […]

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Monday, July 12, 2021

Monday, July 12, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA MONDAY, JULY 12, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0419ESUNSET:  1921E ANOTHER WET DAY AS MORE RAIN FALLS ON GREAT BLUE HILL…. Just when you thought we’d get through yesterday without anyrain, guess again. While the light showers yesterday eveningwasn’t measurable, […]

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Sunday, July 11, 2021

Sunday, July 11, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SUNDAY, JULY 11, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0418ESUNSET:  1921E AN UNCOMFORTABLE FEELING DAY WITH SKIES BECOMING ALMOSTOVERCAST IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS…. Today we observed mostly cloudy skies with a limited visibility of30 miles. Humidity remains a factor, staying in […]

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Saturday, July 10, 2021

Saturday, July 10, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SATURDAY, JULY 10, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0417ESUNSET:  1922E OVERCAST WITH A COOL BREEZE FOLLOWING A DAY OFRECORD RAINFALL…. Today we measured an additional 2.89 inches of rainfall for the 24 hours ending at 7 AM this morning, partly […]

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Tropical Storm Elsa Drenches Southern New England

Tropical Storm Elsa Drenches Southern New England

| July 9, 2021 | Reply

After making landfall in Florida and moving over much of the East Coast of the United States over the past two days, Tropical Storm Elsa crossed southeastern New England on Friday, July 9, 2021 and passed approximately 40 miles to the southeast of the Observatory at mid-day. Torrential rain arrived early in the morning, and […]

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Friday, July 9, 2021

Friday, July 9, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0416ESUNSET:  1922E HEAVY RAINS RETURN AS TROPICAL STORM ELSA GLIDES THROUGH… Tropical Storm Elsa is making a pass approximately 40 miles to oursoutheast delivering torrential rain and some gusty winds. So far,we […]

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

Thursday, July 8, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0416ESUNSET:  1923E RISE AND REPEAT- ANOTHER DAY OF CLOUDS AND INCOMING AFTERNOONSTORMS… Two lines of storms cruised their way through the area withinthe past 24 hours. The first batch yesterday evening  deliveredfrequent cloud to ground […]

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0415ESUNSET:  1923E AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE THE MOST NOTABLE ASTHE DAY WAS VERY SIMILAR TO THE ONE BEFORE…. We measured only 0.24 inches of rainfall from last night’sthunderstorms. That is a surprise considering […]

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