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Boston Weather: 24.0°F | A Few Clouds

Weather

Swinging March!

By Marek Zebrowski
Staff Meteorologist

After a record-breaking Wednesday high of 67F (20C), this morning's readings in mid teens (-10C) accompanied by strong winds will be shocking indeed. However, over the next several days a ridge of high pressure will build over the eastern half of the nation, the winds will subside and gradually turn to west and south, bringing warmer-than-normal weather for a good part of next week. The only fly in the ointment will be some cloudiness, associated with a warmfront approaching us late on Saturday, and a tendency for onshore winds in coastal locations as the warming trend begins (this due perhaps to a slower moving high over eastern Canada). By early next week a solid southwesterly flow will get established all over the East, turning the Ides of March into a spring preview!

Today: Clear, windy, and cold with an afternoon high near 40F (5C) with biting northwesterly winds.

Tonight: Clear and seasonably cold with slowly diminishing winds. Lows in mid 20s (-5 to -3C) in town, near 20F (-7C) in suburban locations.

Saturday: Fair with some high cloudiness increasing by afternoon. Light winds will drift from west to south and southeast. High 45F (7C)

Sunday: Partly sunny with morning lows near 30 (-1C), highs in mid to upper 40s (6 to 9C).