David Epstein, Boston.com

David Epstein


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  • WBUR
  • The Boston Globe
  • Kennebec Journal
  • Portland Press Herald

Recent articles by David:

Here’s David Epstein’s weather forecast for the 2021 Boston Marathon

Does the Marathon Monday forecast include rain, extreme temperatures, wind, or humidity? Meteorologist David Epstein weighs in. → Read More

New England may see a colorful fall because of our rainy growing season

Unlike last year when we were experiencing a drought, this year has seen adequate precipitation. → Read More

Tropical Storm Henri Lingers In Mass. In The Form Of Showers, Thunderstorms

While the system is not nearly what it once was, it still contains a bit of energy and the potential for downpours. → Read More

Tropical Storm Henri Hits R.I., With Threat Of Damaging Wind And Flooding For Region

Although the storm has weakened from hurricane status, it is still capable of producing damaging wind and some coastal flooding. → Read More

With Another Day Above 90, Boston Heat Wave Becomes Official

Today and tomorrow continue to be days you'll want to take it as easy as possible during the hottest part of the afternoon. → Read More

Here We Go Again: Get Ready For The Region's Third Heat Wave

This is the type of heat where you really do need to pay attention to how much time you spend outside and stay hydrated. Heat exhaustion and even heat stroke are definitely possible in this type of weather, says meteorologist Dave Epstein. → Read More

Air Quality Alert In Massachusetts As Wildfire Smoke Blows Through

The smoke is thicker than it was last week — it's likely that you could even detect the scent of burning wood. → Read More

Tropical Storm Elsa Will Bring Downpours, Wind Gusts To Massachusetts

The storm could cause tree damage and power issues as it moves through the region Friday, writes WBUR meteorologist Dave Epstein. → Read More

Rain, Cooler Temperatures Move In For Fourth Of July Weekend

While the past few days have been too hot for many people to do much outside, as the Fourth of July weekend approaches, it's going to be too wet for many people to do much outside. A fire hose of moisture is setting its sight on southern New England. → Read More

Today's Heat Could Break A Record In Boston — And Storms Are Moving In

The record high in Boston for today is 95 degrees, and there's a good chance we're going to break it after tying records the past two days. → Read More

Heat Wave Continues, Bringing Another Day In The Upper 90s

High pressure off the southeast coast will continue to pump hot and humid air into the region through Wednesday. Temperatures will top out in the mid- to upper 90s and when you combine the effects of the humidity, it will feel in the low 100s this afternoon. → Read More

Stifling heat will continue until Thursday

This dangerously hot weather will continue through Wednesday before temperatures start to slowly become less intense Thursday but especially for the upcoming weekend. → Read More

Heat Wave To Arrive In New England This Week

Another heat wave is coming to New England. A persistent southwest flow of warm and humid air will continue to provide the region with increasingly hot and humid conditions through much of the upcoming week. → Read More

This weekend we’ll get a taste of the latest heat wave bearing down on New England

If you’re fortunate enough to be on Cape Cod late this weekend and early next week or on the coast of Maine, temperatures will be more tolerable. However for the rest of us it’s going to be a sizzle-fest. → Read More

Enjoy this break in the warm weather while it lasts

A cold front swept through the area overnight and will stick around for the next couple of days. This means cool comfortable nights and warm sunny days into Friday. → Read More

Summer has arrived. Here’s what to expect weather-wise

Here’s a forecast for the first week of astronomical summer. → Read More

Summer officially begins on Father’s Day with a bit of heat, humidity

Sunday should be a glorious day. Temperatures will reach the mid-to-upper 80s and even at the beaches it will be quite warm with a gentle breeze blowing any marine air out to sea. → Read More

A soggy start to the workweek, with sunshine returning Wednesday

Over the next couple of days, sunshine will be limited but some solar breakthrough will help to fuel showers and thunderstorms, especially Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

This weekend will be a break from the heat

After a blistering stretch, things will be cool in New England for the foreseeable future, and we may also get some much-needed rain for dried out gardens and lawns. → Read More

Here’s what you need to know about viewing the upcoming solar eclipse

On Thursday, June 10, 2021, we’re once again going to find the moon sandwiched between Earth and the sun. Read more on Boston.com. → Read More