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Weather

Wet Weather Continues

By Jon Moskaitis
STAFF METEOROLOGIST

The latter half of Spring has been exceptionally wet in Cambridge (over 17 inches of rain since the beginning of May), with no sign yet of the rainy pattern abating. Today looks to be a transition day between storms, as the system that brought unsettled weather to the region over the past two days dissipates and a new storm forms to our southwest. This new low-pressure center is likely to make its closest approach to us on Saturday morning, making rain probable for Friday night and early Saturday. The storm could also infuence our weather today, depending on how rapidly it can organize and its exact location. I think the most likely scenario for today is a dry morning and a rainy afternoon, but bear in mind that I had to make this prediction on Wednesday afternoon. By the time you read this, much more detailed information will be available concerning the formative storm, so please check up on the latest forecast from the local media before deciding if it’s worth toting around an umbrella today.

Extended Forecast

Today: Slight chance of showers in the morning; rain likely in the afternoon. High 64 F (18 C).

Tonight: Rain likely. Low 53 F (12 C).

Saturday: Morning rain likely, tapering to afternoon showers. Breezy. High 68 F (20 C).

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low 52 F (11 C).

Sunday: Gradual clearing. High 74 F (23 C).