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Boston Weather: 28.0°F | A Few Clouds

Weather: So-So Skies

By Marek Zebrowski
Staff Meteorologist

A weak ridge of high pressure will get established over the mid-Atlantic coast over the next few days. Warmer and more humid air will thus temporarily replace our crisp fall-like weather, which will return by early next week. A few breakaway areas of mildly unsettled weather will pass overhead in the meantime. The first impulse on Friday afternoon may usher in a sprinkle or a widely scattered shower. The second batch of clouds (associated with a warm front) will approach from the west on Saturday. By Sunday the warm air will become increasingly unstable: a slow-moving cold front (extending from a low pressure system traversing Central Canada) will provide good lifting conditions, so showers and thunderstorms are to be expected.

Today: Early sun followed by increasing overcast. Chance of an afternoon sprinkle or light shower. Milder, with highs near 70F (21C) and light southwesterly winds.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with some fog forming late. Low 58F (14C).

Saturday: Partly sunny, then some more clouds late in the day. Warmer, with highs near 75F (24C).

Sunday: Quite warm and more humid, with a good chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the low 60s (16-18C), highs in the mid 70s to near 80F (24-26C).