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Boston Weather: 57.0°F | Mostly Cloudy

Weather: Summer’s End?

By Nikki Prive

The approach of Labor Day heralds the traditional end of the summer season and the start of a new school year. This week has seen an end to the hot, summery weather of the previous week, but don’t let a little rain fool you; summer doesn’t let go quite that easily. As the surface trough which brought much-needed rain along the East Coast moves off to sea today, the cool, soaking rain that started on Thursday will slowly taper off by this evening.

A developing high to the north will bring more sun and increasing temperatures for the holiday weekend. Temperatures will remain seasonal through Labor Day, but warm and humid conditions are expected to return by midweek. The extended outlook for early September is for above average temperatures and below average precipitation.

Extended Forecast

Today: Rain tapering to drizzle in the afternoon, high near 70°F (21°C).

Tonight: Cloudy with chance of continued drizzle. Lows in the upper 50s F (15°C).

Saturday: Partly sunny, highs in the upper 60s F (20°C). Overnight lows in the upper 50s F (15°C).

Sunday: Partly cloudy, highs in the lower 70s F (22°C).

Monday: Partly cloudy, a little warmer with highs in the mid 70s F (24°C).