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Boston Weather: 56.0°F | Overcast

Weather: Three in a Row!

by Marek Zebrowski
Staff Meteorologist

The closed upper low pressure system, which pestered New England with a persistent precipitation and damp seabreezes for a week, is finally on the move towards the Canadian Maritimes. Now, for the upcoming Charles River Regatta weekend, fair weather will, at last, be ours to enjoy. A large, and slow-moving high pressure system on the surface and aloft will get established over the eastern third of the nation for the next few days. At first, due to the aforementioned low, we will be under a northwesterly circulation, with somewhat brisk, mostly sunny conditions. Later in the weekend the winds in all levels will relax, becoming variable, and tending towards seabreezes near the coast. By Sunday, a warmup is likely, in advance of a cold front approaching from the West with some showers due in early on Monday. In the longer range, more fair and mild weather seems to be in store for next week. Since this is the last weekend of peak foliage viewing in our area, all those not cheering along the banks of the Charles should consider a day of sightseeing in the countryside.

In the meantime, the upper Mid-West will have to endure a prolonged period of stormy weather, with the first significant snowfall of the season for large sections of Northern Rockies.

Today: Partly to mostly sunny and seasonable. High 63F (17C) with moderate northwesterly winds.

Tonight: Clear and somewhat brisk. Low 46F (8C)

Saturday: Mostly sunny and a little warmer. High 66F (19C) with cooler afternoon seabreezes near the coast.

Sunday outlook: Fair, with some high clouds on the increase. Pleasant highs in the upper 60s to low 70s (19-22C) accompanied by warmer breezes from the southwest. Lows in the mid 40s to about 50F (7-10C).