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Boston Weather: 71.0°F | A Few Clouds


Winter at bay... for now

By Gerard Roe
Staff Meteorologist

This weekend saw record temperatures across the whole region. Logan airport recorded temperatures on Sunday and Monday of 66F (19C) and 64F (18C) respectively, breaking 40 year-old records. A cold front moved over on Tuesday giving slightly more sensible weather. The ridge of high pressure to the northwest will finally create some breaks in the clouds today. It does however also bring with it onshore flow and accompanying drizzle. The strong upper level southerlies of the jet stream will bring a storm system now rapidly developing over Texas toward us by the end of the week. We will probably see this as rain by Thursday evening and on into Friday. The cold air coming up behind means that snow showers are a possibility over the weekend.

Today: Partly sunny by afternoon. Winds from the northeast and moderate at around 10 mph (16 kph). High 44F (7C).

Tonight: Clouding back up. Chance of some drizzle on the coast. Low 37F (3C).

Thursday: Cloudy and drizzle probably developing from the west during the afternoon. Winds from the south. High 44F (7C). Low 39F (4C).

Friday: Cloudy with steady rain likely. High 46F (8C). Low 35F (2C).