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Boston Weather: 59.0°F | Partly Cloudy

Weather: Damp December

By Nikki Prive

“This is what I have heard

at last the wind in December

lashing the old trees with rain

unseen rain racing along the tiles

under the moon

wind rising and falling

wind with many clouds

trees in the night wind” -- W. S. Merwin --

A low pressure system currently located over the Tennesee Valley will bring clouds to Boston today and a soggy start to December tomorrow. As the low moves rapidly out to sea, conditions will improve considerably, with sunny skies for Thursday. Temperatures will remain in the mid 40s°F during the day for the duration of the week.

Extended Forecast:

Today: Increasing clouds, high near 45°F (8°C).

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

Wednesday: Rain developing, high around 45°F (8°C), showers diminishing overnight with lows in the upper 30s°F (3°C).

Thursday: Clearing skies, high in the mid 40s°F (8°C), low near 30°F (-1°C).