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Boston Weather: 78.0°F | Overcast



Patchwork Pattern

By Marek Zebrowski
Staff Meteorologist

A warm front traversing our area on Friday will bring a brief spell of summer-like weather in its wake. By midday Saturday a cold front associated with a storm in northeast Canada will extend all the way down to the Gulf, causing showers and thunderstorms in the eastern third of the nation. A lot of tropical moisture will be available, especially in the Southeast and it may gather up into a storm in the mid-Atlantic region by Sunday. Present indications for us are that the cold front will move more swiftly in the northern sectors, assuring a return to cool and dry conditions in New England by early next week.

Today: Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers later in the day. High 74F (23C), light southeasterly winds shifting to southwest.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, mild and more humid. Low 64F (18C).

Saturday: Sunny to partly cloudy and quite warm. High of 86F (30C). Afternoon showers and thunderstorms are likely.

Sunday Outlook: Cloudy with some leftover showers possible, clearing later in the afternoon. Low around 60F (15C), high in mid 70s (23-25C).