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Weather East Coast Warm-up

East Coast Warm-up

By Robert Korty

Much of the eastern half of the nation will continue to enjoy warm weather today. Temperatures topped 90°F (32°C) in cities such as Richmond and Raleigh yesterday, and temperatures in the 80s F (27-32°C) were common throughout the South. Even New England finally experienced some spring air yesterday; temperatures hit 70°F (21°C) in several spots across the interior of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, but coastal locations experienced an afternoon sea breeze which held temperatures in the 50s F (10-15°C) along the shore.

Tempting though it may be to think that spring is here to stay, I merely point out that Boston did once receive measurable snow as late as May 10. For this week, though, temperatures should best 50°F (10°C) each day.

Extended Forecast

Today: Mostly sunny with a high of 53°F (12°C).

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low of 35°F (2°C).

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 50°F (10°C).

Wednesday Night: Chance of light showers, otherwise cloudy. Low of 39°F (4°C).

Thursday: Cloudy with intermittent drizzle. High of 57°F (14°C).