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Boston Weather: 86.0°F | Mostly Cloudy

Weather: Same Ol' Same Old

By Greg Lawson
Staff Meteorologist

By now you should be getting an idea of Boston's weather in latesummer typically variable and difficult to predict! If it is not raining now there is always a chance that it could soon. Today is no exception. There should be a slight clearing of the cloudiness as the passing cold front occludes (runs up on a slower moving warm front). However, there is always a possibility of an isolated shower. The passing front will cool things off a bit as today's high will be only in the mid 70's, close to ten degrees cooler than yesterday. The front will have totally passed by nighttime and the clouds should clear accordingly, allowing temperatures to drop close to the dew point, about 60 or so. Tuesday should be a very nice day indeed with a high near 80.

With Bonnie out of the picture, now well past Newfoundland and weakening, the only tropical activity left to worry about is Danielle. All forecasters and models seem to believe that though she is currently headed towards North Carolina, she should turn northward soon and pose no threat to the United States. She should stay well east of the Gulf Stream. Once she passes, all looks quiet. However, we could see Tropical Storm Earl stir up any time now.

Today: Clouds eventually clearing. Chance of isolated showers. High 76F (25C).

Tonight: Clear and cool. Low 60F (16C).

Tuesday: Beautiful. Scattered Clouds. High 78F (26C).