The Tech - Online EditionMIT's oldest and largest
newspaper & the first
newspaper published
on the web
Boston Weather: 64.0°F | A Few Clouds

Weather: Cold Facts

Weather

Cold Facts

By Marek Zebrowski
staff meteorologist

A weak and wavy warm front, followed by an approaching strong cold front, separate us from the first cold blow of the season. As the warm front gradually washes away Friday morning, milder air will surge toward our region. Expect some breaks in the overcast weather to our west and south, as well as somewhat milder temperatures. By late Friday, a cold front moving into our area will set off a batch of showers and, as it clears the coast early Saturday, the cold air will rush in on strong, northwesterly winds. A reinforcing surge of still colder air late Saturday may be preceded by a few scattered clouds with sprinkles and flurries and put an end to the growing season in town by the end of this weekend.

Friday: Murky start with clouds, fog, and some coastal drizzle or a sprinkle. Milder afternoon with some brief brightening of the sky possible. High 65F (18C) with light to moderate southwesterly winds.

Friday night: Cloudy with scattered showers. Low near 46F (8C).

Saturday: Rain tapering off early, then clearing and becoming much colder. Morning temperatures near 50s (10C) will drop throughout the afternoon as strong northwesterly winds kick in.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy and cold with lows in the mid 30s (23C) locally, 2530F (-4 to -1C) outside the metropolitan area.

Sunday outlook: Partly to mostly sunny and quite cold with highs in low to mid 40s (47C) and lows in mid 20s to near 30F (-4 to -1C).