Moving to the north of the Lesser Antilles, it began to track more
the north as a mid-
level trough developed near the East Coast. As it departed the tepid waters of the southwest
Atlantic, its intensity slowly waned. By the 1st, Edouard's path looked to clip New England
while retaining 70 kt...85 mph...winds. Edouard veered sharply to the east just before reaching
the coast of Massachusetts, missing by a mere 75 nautical miles on the 2nd. This is the time
period when Eduoard's rains drenched southeast New England. Edouard had been caught up
in the Westerlies by this time, and became extratropical on the 3rd, moving well south of the
Maritime Provinces of Canada. Its track is below, and was provided by the National
On the graphic below is the storm total rainfall for Eduoard.
Note the maximum in heavy
rains occurred just north on the neck of Cape Cod. Data for this system was provided by the
National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, North Carolina.
Below is the calendar for Daily Precipitation Maps. Note
the 24-hour periods end
at 12z that morning.