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Boston Weather: 39.0°F | A Few Clouds

Dry Spell

By Michael J. Ring
EDITOR IN CHIEF -- The sunny weather and record high temperatures we have enjoyed in recent weeks have come with a less desirable meteorological side effect -- a dry spell.

After the second driest April on record in Boston, the city has received only 0.01” of precipitation through the first 10 days of May.

The National Weather Service warns those planning outdoor activities in the region that a high risk of brush fires continues in the region.

Although the region may experience showers and thunderstorms as a cold front moves through the region Saturday, a drenching rain is not in the forecast for the foreseeable future.

Weekend Outlook

Today: Sunny. High in the mid 70s F (23-25°C).

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low of 60°F (16°C).

Tomorrow: Chance of showers or thunderstorms. High near 75°F (24°C). Low of 50°F (10°C).

Sunday: Partly cloudy. High of 66°F (19°C). Low of 45°F (7°C).

Monday: Partly cloudy with highs again near 66°F (19°C).