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Boston Weather: 48.0°F | Overcast


There Is a Sun!

By Cegeon J. Chan

Before today, according to Boston’s weather observations, clouds have been observed every hour since late Friday afternoon. But don’t get use to today’s sunshine — it’s just making a guest appearance today. From this evening onward, it will be at least “mostly cloudy” lasting until next Monday with at least two storms. Gloomy enough? (At least you can tell your L.A. friends that you never use sunglasses!)

As IAP comes to a close, the unsettled weather pattern will remain. Weather systems will continue to gather moisture from the Gulf of Mexico, and “travel” along the eastern seaboard. There will be storms on Friday night into Saturday morning and potentially another stronger storm — mid-day Sunday lasting until Monday. The narrow window for dry weather appears to be late Saturday night. Similar to yesterday’s low-pressure system, the rain/snow line for both of these weekend storms seem to lie near Boston. Right now, given the storm tracks and the unseasonably warm January, I would lean towards Boston being in the rain sector for both storms. In any case, soak up those sun rays while you still can.

Extended Forecast

Today: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s F (6 C).

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s F (-2 C).

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. Windy with gusts around 20 mph. Highs in the mid 40s F (7 C).

Tomorrow night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s F (1 C).

Friday: Cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s F (7 C).