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Weather: April Angst

Weather

April Angst

By GerardRoe
Staff Meteorologist

April begins her run in her usual capricious style with early morning rain being supplanted by brisker is clearer weather, and in particular, strong winds. A cyclone center moving almost directly over Boston and heading up into the Maritimes brings strong, early morning rain. Skies will clear up after the cold front sweeps through before mid-morning. The closely packed isobars behind the front means strong northwesterly winds putting an unseasonal edge on the temperatures. A high pressure building in from the west ensures clear skies through Wednesday, however the winds will remain strong. The viewing of the lunar eclipse Wednesday evening may be slighter marred by thin, high cirrus clouds as the warm air begins a march northward again in concert with another cyclone set to drift through the mid-Atlantic states Thursday night.

Today: Overnight rain giving way to clear skies by afternoon. Strong winds from the northwest at 20 to 25 mph(32 to 40 kph). High 46F (8C).

Tonight: Clear, windy and cold. Low 30F (-1C), colder out of the city.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Winds diminishing toward evening. High 48F (8C). Low 34F (1C).

Thursday: Increasing clouds with rain maybe developing towards end of day. High about 50F (10C). Low mid 30s (2 to 3C).