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Weather: March'n May

Weather

March n May

By Marek Zebrowski
Staff Meteorologist

A change in the persistently wet weather pattern is forecast for the Mid West and the Northeast, but not before the latest batch of shortwaves will move through the area this weekend. Initially, a warm front passage on Friday afternoon will cause a brief warm-up and instability showers towards evening. The cold front will then follow by dawn on Saturday, bringing back a pesky onshore flow with cool temperatures and more showers, as yet another small low tracks on by. Clearing will set in by late Sunday, as cold high pressure drifts in from the north-central Canada. Thus, expect fair, but much colder temperatures with scattered frost in inland locations and rather bracing air, that may remind us of March.

Today: Unsettled with scattered showers early, then turning warmer with an occasional peak of light among dreary skies. More rain and scattered thunderstorms developing toward evening. High 66F (19C) with onshore winds turning to muggy southwest blow.

Tonight: Cloudy and showery, with some thunder mixed in. Turning colder by daybreak, with winds shifting to north. Low 52F (11C)

Saturday: Cloudy and cool with drizzle followed by period of steadier rain. Chilly onshore winds will keep highs only near 58F (14C) in coastal locations, otherwise low to mid 60s (16-18C) inland.

Sunday: Early rain tapering off. Clearing and turning colder. Highs near 60F (15C), lows 35-40 (2-5C)