Currently in Boston — March 16th, 2023

The weather, currently.

Less wind and more sunshine

The big nor'easter continued to provide plenty of wind earlier today but now as it moves further out to see winds will diminish overnight. Temperatures will fall back near freezing. Sunshine starts our Thursday but clouds will increase temperatures will reach near 50°F for a pleasant afternoon.

A system brings rain later Friday and into early Saturday. It will be too warm throughout nearly all of New England for any snow with this area of low pressure. Colder weather will arrive for Sunday with temperatures in the upper thirties to near 40°F. It turns milder and mainly dry to start early next week.

Dave Epstein

What you need to know, currently.

Today, we shared a story from Grist, about how climate change is making atmospheric rivers in California much wetter and more intense. These changing patterns are making flooding along the West Coast much worse.

Read the full article here.

How rising temperatures are intensifying California’s atmospheric rivers
As storms get warmer and wetter, California’s flood control system is struggling to keep up with atmospheric rivers.

What you can do, currently.