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Weather: December Deal

Weather

December Deal

By Marek Zebrowski
staff meteorologist

A quick-moving "Alberta clipper" will blow-by our area today, causing hazardous travel conditions early on. Due to a fairly cold air mass entrenched over New England, most precipitation (especially away from the coast) will be in frozen form. This storm will intensify over the Maritimes, giving us a blustery backlash tonight and a wind-blown, albeit fair tomorrow. Moderating conditions are forecast for later in the weekend, ahead of yet another clipper-type low pressure system, approaching us from the Great Lakes area later on Sunday. After an unseasonably cold ending of November (and the first four inches of snow this winter) it looks like a milder than normal weather is to be expected for a good part of next week.

Today: Morning snow changing to sleet and rain in coastal locations. Local accumulations will range from 12 inches (2.55 cm.). North and west of the city snow totals expected in the 24 in. (510 cm.) range. High 41F (5C) in town, low to mid-30s (-1 to 2C) inland. Precipitation tapering off rapidly late in the day.

Tonight: A chance of scattered snowsqualls, then becoming partly cloudy, windy and colder. Low 30F (1C) in the city, mid 20s (-5 to -3C) elsewhere.

Saturday: Partly to mostly sunny, quite windy and chilly. High about 40F (5C).

Sunday: Increasing clouds with a chance of showers late. More seasonable highs in mid 40s (68C).