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Boston Weather: 65.0°F | Overcast

Weather- Definitely Better

By Gerard Roe
Staff Meteorologist

At long last the mid-level cut-off low pressure system, which has held such a death grip over us for the past ten days or so, will finally move offshore as a developing high pressure ridge dipping southwards from Canada squeezes the low eastward. Skies will clear during today. The winds will still be onshore however, which will keep some low level moisture around. Temperatures will be capped at the mid 50s by the coast, with inland areas a few degrees higher. Wednesday will be completely dry with the sun making a prolonged and concerted appearance. The daytime temperatures along the shore will be dictated by the wind direction but inland, temperatures will reach into the mid 60s. In the longer term, another low pressure system coming from the west will try to eat away at the East Coast high pressure later on Thursday and into Friday. If the high is able to withstand the onslaught, we will see a few more sunny days. Otherwise the early weekend could see a return to wetter weather.

Today: Overnight rain clearing early. Skies clearing by afternoon. Blustery winds from off the ocean. High 56F(13C).

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low 46F(8C).

Wednesday: Hard to believe. Mostly sunny. High 60F(16C). Low 47F (8C).

Thursday: Partly cloudy. High in the upper 60s(1821C). Low around 50F(10C).