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Boston Weather: 30.0°F | Light Freezing Drizzle Fog/Mist and Breezy

Weather: Weekend Weather

By Nikki Prive

Yet one smile more, departing, distant sun!

One mellow smile through the soft vapory air,

Ere, o’er the frozen earth, the loud winds run,

Or snows are sifted o’er the meadows bare.

-- William Cullen Bryant

A backdoor cold front will pass through New England by midday today, ushering in clear skies. Daytime temperatures may reach 60°F today, but clear skies tonight will result in radiational cooling and a drop into the 30s overnight. A low pressure system will cross the Great Lakes region on Saturday, bringing increased clouds to Boston with a slight chance of sprinkles. Temperatures will struggle to reach 50°F on Saturday, and will remain in the 40s on Sunday. A warm front is expected to cross into southern New England late on Sunday, bringing a warm-up for the beginning of next week.

Extended Forecast:

Today: Clearing skies, high near 60°F (15°C).

Tonight: Clear, low in the upper 30s°F (3°C).

Saturday: Partly cloudy, cooler, high around 50°F (10°C), overnight lows in the mid 30s°F (2°C).

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, high in the upper 40s°F (9°C), low near 40°F (5°C).

Monday: Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 50s°F (13°C).