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Boston Weather: 60.0°F | A Few Clouds

Weather

Weather

Days of Gloom

By Marek Zebrowski
Staff Meteorologist

Clouds will increase and thicken as an area of high pressure quickly moves eastward into the Atlantic and the storm system in the lower Midwest tracks toward the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence river valley. As the warm front associated with this feature approaches our area from the south, the warm and moist air aloft will cause overrunning rains with raw, onshore winds. Current indications point to the warmfront never quite making it past the southern shores of New England. The result: Wet and cool weather will persist until the aforementioned low moves well toward Newfoundland by Sunday and a couple of fronts bring in its wake somewhat drier but cold and unstable northwesterly flow for the next few days.

Today: Becoming cloudy with some rain by afternoon. Winds becoming east/southeast 1015 mph (1624 kmh). High around 54F (12C), falling into the mid 40s (68 C) once the rain begins.

Tonight: Cloudy with periods of rain, raw southeasterly breeze continuing. Low 44F (6C).

Saturday: Cloudy start with some drizzle and fog likely. Some afternoon breaks may be followed by more showers later in the day. Onshore breeze keeping the shore areas in low to mid 50s (1113 C), whilst the inland locations, especially to the west and south may reach low 60s (16C)

Sunday outlook: Continued cool with a chance of showers. Lows in mid 40s (68 C), highs in mid 50s (1113 C).