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Weather: April Showers


April Showers

By Marek Zebrowski
Staff Meteorologist

A more spring-like weather pattern with a broad southwesterly flow will result in a few warmer days ahead, at long last. However, a low pressure system advancing from the Midwest with showers, will likely dampen our surging spring fever by Friday night. As this system departs early on Saturday, southern and western New England will (with a bit of luck) remain in the warm sector for a good part of the weekend. Another shortwave, approaching us by late Saturday may bring some more unsettled weather for Sunday, with a cold front to follow, ushering in fairer skies early next week.

Today: Clear early, with clouds slowly increasing throughout the day and showers moving in late from the west. High near 60F (15C) close to the shore, mid 60s (1719C) elsewhere, with seabreezes turning to fresh southwesterly winds toward evening.

Tonight: Showers likely. Chance of widely scattered thunderstorms, especially to the south and west. Mild, with lows near 50F (10C)

Saturday: Partly cloudy and mild, especially from Boston south and west. Chance of showers moving in at night. High near 65F (18C) with afternoon seabreezes likely along the coast.

Sunday outlook: Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Some clearing in the evening possible. Highs mostly in mid 60s (1719C), lows 4550 F (710C).