June 12: Wet Morning

Friday, June 12: Wet morning. Infrequent showers. A day for umbrellas, parkas and sweaters on Main street in Edgartown. Choppy harbor, fast moving current. Occasional bursts of sunshine. Pansies and bright red geraniums decorate flower boxes. Cool evening.

Read More
August 28: Increasing Clouds

Friday, August 28: Increasing clouds. Partly sunny skies turn overcast late in the afternoon. Rain late.

Read More
July 17: Bright Sunny and Muggy Day

Friday, July 17: Bright sunny and muggy day. Temperatures reach 84 degrees, marking the first time the Island has broken 80 this summer. Sunny. Vineyard beaches fill with Island visitors. Joseph Sylvia State Beach is dotted with colorful beach umbrellas. Dozens of swimmers line up to jump from the Big Bridge into the channel.

Read More
June 26: Rainy Afternoon

Friday, June 26: Rainy afternoon. Damp dripping landscape at Norton Farm. Long branches hang wet and low over the State Forest bicycle path.

Read More
August 21: Hot in Downtown Vineyard Haven

Friday, August 21: Hot in downtown Vineyard Haven. Secret Service vehicles roll out of the ferry Island Home in early afternoon. Asphalt parking lot is hot to the touch. Police officer waves cars through an already crowded Five Corners. Hazy hot afternoon. Two large helicopters speed over the town. Clear evening.

Read More
July 10: Clear, Sunny

Friday, July 10: Clear, sunny. A light southwest wind in the afternoon. High speed boats round East Chop and head toward Oak Bluffs. Excellent visibility. The wind lightens. Calm before sunset. Not a puff of air after sunset. Lagoon Pond is flat calm and reflects the warm colorful tapestry of the setting sun.

Read More
Friday, July 3: Mostly Sunny

Friday, July 3: Mostly sunny. Deep blue skies overhead. Changing clouds overhead. Temperature rises to the mid-70s. Crowds of vacationers come off the ferry Island Home in Vineyard Haven late. Long lines of headlights speed up State Road.

Read More
July 31: Partly Cloudy

Friday, July 31: Partly cloudy. Clouds darken. Skies are threatening. Heavy rain arrives late. The sound of large raindrops sound off on a Vineyard Haven roof.

Read More
May 29: Mostly Overcast

Friday, May 29: Mostly overcast. Skies darken as storm clouds pass overhead. Occasional rain. A midafternoon heavy shower. Pools of rainwater on the street have streaks of yellow pollen. Skies start to clear before sunset. Partly cloudy at night.

Read More
June 19: Overcast, Gray Day

Friday, June 19: Overcast, gray day. High humidity. Downtown Water street Vineyard Haven is bustling with pedestrian traffic in the afternoon. Clouds lighten. Brief sunshine. Clouds thicken late.

Read More

Pages