Weather in the New Year
There was active winter weather over the holiday season in the Boston area, with two major snowstorms occurring over the last two and a half weeks. After a snowy start to the new year this past weekend, this week will be decidedly quieter. There will be relatively clear skies today and tomorrow. Temperatures will continue to be slightly below normal, with high temperatures around freezing (32°F, 0°C) both today and tomorrow. A shortwave trough will move over New England on Friday, bringing snow showers to the region. Light accumulation is possible. The shortwave will also intensify a coastal low pressure system, which should pass well to our southeast, and not have much of an impact in Cambridge. Over the weekend, an arctic air mass will move in behind the shortwave that passed through on Friday. Skies will be mostly sunny with colder temperatures and moderate (10–15 mph) winds from the northwest. Calm weather is expected to continue into early next week.
Today: Mostly sunny. High of 33°F (0.6°C). Winds from the west at 8–12 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low of 20°F (-7°C). Winds from the west at 8–12 mph.
Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. High of 31°F (-0.6°C). Winds from the west at 10–15 mph. Low of 20°F (-7°C).
Friday: Chance of snow showers. High 29°F (-2°C). Winds from the northwest at 10–15 mph. Low of 15°F (-9°C).
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High 25°F (-4°C). Winds from the northwest at 10–15 mph.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High 25°F (-4°C). Winds from the northwest at 10–15 mph.