Bad weather in Boston threatens and halts Yankees vs. Red Sox tonight: When will the game start?

On June 14, 2024, the series opener between New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox which was initially adjusted from 6:30 P.M. EST to avoid the NBA Finals was delayed.
Erik Boland
Amanda Paula
Friday June 14, 2024

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The series opener between New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox which was initially adjusted from 6:30 P.M. EST to avoid the NBA Finals, has been delayed. Therefore, Bryan Hoch revealed that now the game will start at approximately 7:40 P.M EST.    

Two hours ago, Randy Miller provided an update on the weather, saying, “It was pouring in Boston this afternoon, but the rain has stopped for the time being. Perhaps there’s a chance to get in tonight’s Yankees-Red Sox game. Some forecasts show little rain, while others indicate showers from 9 PM through Saturday morning.”

Despite this, the bad weather has still caused a delay in the start of the game.

When did the rain begin in New England?

On June 14, 2024, the series opener between New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox which was initially adjusted from 6:30 P.M. EST to avoid the NBA Finals was delayed
Erik Boland

According to CBS, a line of showers and thunderstorms that reached western Massachusetts was expected around noon on Friday. However, it slowly moved eastward, likely reaching central Massachusetts around 2 PM.

Most of the activity during peak hours—between 4 PM and 7 PM—will be to the north and west of Boston. This is also the period with the highest risk of severe thunderstorms.

Forecast for the evening and beyond

On June 14, 2024, the series opener between New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox which was initially adjusted from 6:30 P.M. EST to avoid the NBA Finals was delayed
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After sunset, the storms are expected to slowly move eastward, closer to the coast. The atmosphere is predicted to be more stable in eastern Massachusetts on Friday night, suggesting a weakening trend for the storms.

Overnight, the cold front will slow down, leaving some clouds and showers over parts of eastern Massachusetts. Saturday may start off somewhat cloudy, with lingering drizzles along the coast, particularly in southeastern Massachusetts.

Impact on the Yankees game?

As said before, the first game between the Yankees and the Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, will start this Friday night at 7:40 P.M EST.    

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