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Boston Weather: 37.0°F | Overcast

Weather: Status Quo

By Cegeon J. Chan
STAFF METEOROLOGIST -- This past weekend, a winter storm system didn't give much love to the South. In fact, it was warmer here on Saturday than most of Texas.

Unfortunately, a handful of lives were lost in Texas when 4 inches of snow caused dangerous driving conditions. This storm moved eastward into

Virignia and giving them anywhere from five to ten inches of snow. In the northeast, we have been under the protection of a strong high pressure.

This has caused two things: (1) storms to remain to the south of us giving us a dry stretch of weather and (2) temperatures to be unseasonably cool.

However, there is a threatening winter storm south of us, and it be challenging our status quo for tomorrow. Due to the high pressure and the past several storm tracks, I expect it to remain just at arms length. It will provide cloudy skies for Wednesday and places south of Boston such as Cape Cod may pick up an inch or two by tomorrow night. After that, it will be back to status quo and warmer - mostly sunny skies and highs in the 40s.

Extended Forecast

Today: Mostly sunny. Highs around 30 °F (-1 °C)

Tonight: Clouds move in. Lows in the mid 20s °F (-4 °C)

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy with a chance of flurries. Highs in the mid 30s °F (1 °C).

Tomorrow Night: Clouds departing. Lows 25-30 °F (-2 °C).

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s °F (5 °C).

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s °F (5 °C).