As July is ushered in by consecutive days of rain and thunderstorms in the Boston area and Arthur in the Atlantic, the city's Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular has been moved to avoid inclement weather.
The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular concert & fireworks will be moved to Thurs., July 3rd at 8PM. For more info:http://t.co/hsk6e6bTHI— Boston 4 Productions (@bostonjuly4th) July 2, 2014
After hitting 90 F for the first time this summer on Wednesday, temperatures will gradually ease back through Friday. A reduction in humidity levels will not occur until Saturday and Sunday.
Exact weather conditions for July Fourth will depend on the track of Arthur forecast to swing northeastward along the East Coast into Saturday morning.
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According to Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski, "Arthur will be picking up forward speed Friday night, so there is a chance rain moves away by sunset at Boston but weather conditions are likely to be very wet and unpleasant into Friday evening."
The AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center continues to track Arthur.
Those headed to beaches from the Atlantic coast of Florida up through the southern coast of New England this week to celebrate the holiday should expect rough surf Friday and Saturday.
Both Saturday and Sunday will bring sunshine with much more tame surf conditions on Sunday.
Periods of rain will drench portions of the northeastern United States from midweek through Friday.
There is a significant chance the tropical system brewing near the Caribbean could take a turn toward the United States next week.
The final day of September will bring a rare lunar event that hasn’t occurred since March of 2014, a Black Moon.
Communities along the Cedar River in Iowa are bracing for some of the highest water levels in nearly a decade following excessive rainfall across the region last week.
Following some rain and gusty winds on Tuesday, a strong storm will target the United Kingdom on Thursday.
Typhoon Megi will threaten lives and property in eastern China into the middle of the week after slamming Taiwan.
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Wind gusts of 111 mph.
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"Black Frost" over all New England killed still unripened corn.
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