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Boston Weather: 38.0°F | A Few Clouds

Weather: An Ill Wind

By Nikki Prive

“A narrow wind complains all day

How some one treated him;

Nature, like us, is sometimes caught

Without her diadem.”

-- Emily Dickinson

The low pressure system which brought windy conditions to the Boston area yesterday will slowly move off into the Canadian Maritime region today. Winds will persist throughout the day, although not as strongly as on Thursday, with northwest winds near 20 to 30 miles per hour. The wind will die down late this evening with clearing skies allowing nighttime temperatures to fall to 20°F (-3°C). High pressure building over the Midwest will keep things dry but chilly tomorrow, with highs near 40°F (5°C). A weak disturbance developing over the Great Lakes will bring clouds but no precipitation on Sunday, with temperatures slowly warming to 50°F (12°C) by the beginning of next week.

Extended Forecast

Today: Partly sunny, continued windy, cold with highs around 40°F (5°C).

Tonight: Clearing and cold, lows around 26°F (-3°C).

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high of 48°F (9°C). Increasing clouds overnight, with lows near 30°F (0°C).

Sunday: Partly cloudy, high of 50°F (10°C) and lows around 32°F (0°C).

Monday: Partly cloudy, highs a little above 54°F (12° C).