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Weather - A Flurry of Inactivity

Weather

A Flurry of Inactivity

By Gerard Roe
Staff Meteorologist

Veterans Day saw the first wet flakes spiralling down over Cambridge, but over the next few days, winter's bitter augury will take the form of frigid temperatures rather then snow. Cold air continues to plunge southeastward from central Canada. However, the pressure gradients will slacken before reaching us, sparing us the worst of the bite.

An axis of low pressure crossing the region today will produce some clouds, but not enough to obscure the sun, which will buoy temperatures a little. By the middle of the week, a high pressure will have taken a grip over the region, which, while not ameliorating the temperatures, will at least mean some blue skies. This pattern is set fair through to the weekend.

Today: Partly sunny but cold. Moderate winds from the west and northwest. An odd flurry off in the Berkshires. High 42F (6C).

Tonight: Clear with temperatures dipping below freezing. Low 29F (-2C).

Wednesday: Clear or mostly sunny skies. A second wave of cold air though will push the high down to about 37F (3C). Low 22F (-6C)

Thursday: Continuing sunny. High in the mid 30s (about 34C). Low around 20F (-7C).