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Boston Weather: 49.0°F | Overcast

Weather: Rain, rain, go away...

By Bill Ramstrom
STAFF METEOROLOGIST

While last weekend we were lucky enough to have unchangingly clear skies, this weekend we will see an equally stagnant pattern, however, of clouds and occasional sprinkles. A low currently over the northern Plains states will slowly drift into southern Canada as it weakens, bringing clouds and a damp onshore flow to coastal New England through Sunday. While today looks to be just mostly cloudy, we can expect showers to begin late tonight and continue off and on into Sunday.

Temperatures will be seasonable this weekend, with daily highs in the mid 60s (16-18C), and lows in the low 50s (11-12ºC). Temperatures right along the coast could stay in the 50s each day, as winds will be blowing in from the still-cold ocean waters.

The storm responsible for our drizzly weekend is the same one that helped to spawn the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma earlier in the week. Fortunately the storm is no longer very strong, and will not affect us with any thunderstorms, just regular showers.

Today: Cloudy with a few spots of fog. High 62ºF (17ºC).

Tonight: Cloudy and misty. Showers after midnight. Low 52ºF (11ºC).

Saturday: Scattered showers throughout the day. High 63ºF (17ºC).

Saturday Night: Continued damp, perhaps a period of steady rain. Low 53ºF (12ºC).

Sunday: Cloudy with some sprinkles. High 62ºF (17ºC).

Outlook for Monday: Cloudy and mild. Temperatures in the 60s.