9-6-2018

Good morning! Sorry for the delayed post.

With mostly sunny skies and a chance of strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, expect a high around 94, with a southwest wind of 5-10 mph.

Due to the combination of hot temperatures and dew points in the 70s, heat indices will reach the low 100s, so a HEAT ADVISORY is in effect from 11 AM to 7 PM. Stay cool and hydrated, reduce outdoor activity, and when possible remain in an air conditioned area.

The main threat from thunderstorms will be strong to damaging winds, along with the typical heavy rain and lightning.

Have a great day!

-Nathan

Published by Nathan Coram

Hello! I'm Nathan Coram, a 19 year old meteorology student and weather geek, and am going into my junior year at UMass Lowell as a meteorology major. I am the current Vice President of the UML American Meteorological Society Local Student Chapter. Prior to at UML, I attended the Dracut school system for my K-12 years, having graduated from Dracut High in 2018. I first got into weather with the December 2008 ice storm, which knocked out my electricity for 4 days. I had no idea how it could be raining and becoming ice immediately, and how rain can knock out power. (Now I do - warm layer aloft, cold air at surface). But I didn't really get into it until the heat of July 2010 and specifically a few severe weather events during that month, followed by the year 2011, which featured several high profile weather events. Since then I have had a growing interest, and am hoping to make it into the meteorology field, preferably with NOAA/NWS. But for now, I'm blogging here, helping with the UML Weather Center social media, and tweeting about the weather on my own account as well. Thanks for visiting!

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