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Boston Weather: 38.0°F | A Few Clouds and Breezy

Weather: Wear Sunscreen

By Bill Ramstrom
STAFF METEOROLOGIST -- Very warm temperatures and moderate humidity will greet guests and graduates at today’s commencement proceedings. Skies will be partly sunny, and a fresh breeze from the southwest will help propel temperatures into the upper 80s F (30-32°C). By late afternoon there is a chance for a thunderstorm. This ought to hold off until after the last of the graduates has left Killian Court. An umbrella could come in handy when heading to dinner, though.

A storm system is moving across Quebec today, and thunderstorms will be developing ahead of its associated cold front which will push eastward from New York State during the day. Ahead of the front a warm southwesterly flow will prevail bringing the stickiest weather we have had in the last several weeks. Once the front passes, drier and cooler air from Canada will move in, giving a very pleasant weekend for sightseeing or other outdoor plans.

Today: Partly sunny and hot. Late thunderstorm. High 88°F (31°C).

Tonight: A shower early evening, then clearing and pleasant.

Low 58°F (14°C).

Saturday: Sunny and dry. Few afternoon cumulus clouds.

High 75°F (24°C).

Saturday Night: Clear and cool. Low 52°F (12°C).

Sunday: Mostly sunny, continued pleasant. High 72°F (22°C).