Adverse Weather Conditions

Tuesday – 7/23/19 – 8:06 a.m.

2.6% of Eastham remains without power while Orleans still hovers around 42.5%, down 4% from an hour ago. Anyone checking in on Eversource and/or receiving updates may rest assured that conditions did not deteriorate in spite of…   “Changing conditions are causing...

Tuesday – 7/23/19 – 1:51 p.m.

If I had an ounce of technical prowess I would most likely que up Etta James At Last as a nod to the weather celebrities who finally got reasonably close to a prophecy. The second round had a bit more attitude to include a peak gust recording of 90 in Yarmouth. In...

Tuesday – 7/23/19 – 7:23 a.m.

For anyone keeping score from afar, we were in fact under a Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm Warning late last evening but fortunately nary a single click of the heels was necessary as the sizable front slipped over us leaving the Cape’s most notable tree damage in the...

Saturday – 7/20/19 – 8:38 a.m.

Our first air/ozone quality advisory is up as ground level ozone conditions are trending toward meeting or exceeding unhealthy conditions fostered in part by alternate variables which have triggered a heat advisory. With due point levels hovering around 70% and a high...

Friday – 7/12/19 – 9:12 a.m.

Just yesterday as I was grinding through my consolidated day of home watch duties hemmed into a plume of bicycles wrapped in a cocoon of vibrantly color and strained textiles, I began to long for the off season as I often do this time of year. Keeping a curious eye on...

Monday – 3/4/19 – 8:44 a.m.

While I had planned on keeping the latest Chicken Little forecast on mothballs, I’ve received several messages from well-wishers reporting genuine winter conditions in their primary ports of call while extending hopes that we fared better thus compelling me to reach...

Thursday – 2/28/19 – 5:47 a.m.

We have two inches of cotton candy snow on the ground and it is of course business as usual save for the 2-hour school delays. While reluctant to acknowledge such an event, I couldn’t hear myself think with the growing expansion and contraction of meteorological paper...

Wednesday – 2/27/19 – 7:59 p.m.

Back in the old days, 2” – 4” of snow meant “if you miss the bus you’re walking” but today…today it triggers a Severe Weather Warning.   On the heels of a couple of windy days where the extent of promised carnage resulted in a pair of yard Gnomes now on...

Monday – 2/18/19 – 6:14 a.m.

While I hesitate to consider 1.5” of snow anything other than winter though I’m acutely aware that for most, snow, ranks high among a select few four-letter words.   For those here on the Cape, you have approximately 1-2 hours left to mix that Mimosa and get in...