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Boston Weather: 49.0°F | Partly Cloudy and Breezy


Snow Season Is Officially Open

By Roberto Rondanelli

According to the National Climate Data Center, the 1.1" of snow registered last Saturday at Logan Airport is the most snow in October since records began in 1892. The total of 9.41" (239 mm) of precipitation, accumulated over 17 rainy days, is also the highest observed this month.

Fortunately, the short-term forecast seems to tell a different story from what we saw in this record-breaking October. The circulation associated with the low over southeastern Canada will give us at least another warm day. The passage of the weak cold front associated with the low will not bring much rainfall to our region, but we will experience relatively colder temperatures towards Wednesday and Thursday. As the high pressure pushing the cold front moves over our region, temperatures will warm up again by the end of the week.

Extended Forecast

Today: Mostly clear in the morning with cloud coverage increasing towards the evening. Pleasant. High 69�F (21�C).

Wednesday: Broken clouds in the morning, a few sprinkles are possible overnight. Mostly clear in the afternoon. Low 48�F (9�C). High 58�F (14�C).

Thursday: Mostly clear. Low 43�F (6�C). High 61�F (16�C).