Weather: A Brief RespiteBy Nikki PrivÉ
STAFF METEOROLOGIST --
“BUT hark! the nightly Winds, with hollow Voice,
Blow, blustering, from the South -- the Frost subdu'd,
Gradual, resolves into a weeping Thaw.”
--James Thomson, “Winter, A Poem”
A cold front sweeping in from the west today will be heralded by a light, powdery snow during the afternoon. The front will move out to sea tonight, with high pressure dominating New England tomorrow. Skies will be partly cloudy, with a high in the low 30s the rest of the week. This weekend will see warmer temperatures with a chance of precipitation on Saturday, with highs in the low 40s. Unfortunately, warmer temperatures may be short-lived. The extended forecasts show a large trough settling in over the eastern half of the country, with accompanying below average temperatures.
Today: Cloudy with a chance of snow, maximum accumulation one inch, high near 35°F (1°C).
Tonight: Partial clearing, lows near 20°F (-7°C).
Thursday: Partly sunny, highs around 30°F (-1°C).
Friday: Partly cloudy, highs near 35°F (1°C).
Saturday: Warmer, chance of snow or rain, highs in the low 40s. (6°C).
Sunday: Partly cloudy, highs in the low 40s (6°C).