Thursday Forecast

7:24AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 20-24)
Two cold days in a row have been about our maximum time for a cold shot this winter, and once again that will be the case thanks to Canadian high pressure and a piece of modified arctic air mass today and Friday, until that high pressure area situates itself to the southwest and south of New England and the return flow around it brings milder air back into the region during the course of the weekend. By Monday, low pressure approaching from the southwest will spread clouds into the region.
TODAY: Sunny. Highs 28-35. Wind N up to 10 MPH.
TONIGHT: Clear. Lows 10-17. Wind N under 10 MPH.
FRIDAY: Sunny. Highs 32-39. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 22-29. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
SATURDAY: Partly cloudy. Highs 40-47. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 25-32. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 45-52. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 30-37. Wind SW 5-15 MPH.
MONDAY: Increasing clouds. Chance of rain at night. Highs 43-50. Wind S up to 10 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 25-29)
Two storm systems impact the region during this period, the first as a mainly rain event for a portion of February 25 before drier weather returns and colder air arrives between it and the arrival of the next system, which may contain any type of precipitation but a stronger chance of frozen varieties as it impacts the region from later February 26 through February 27, with dry and seasonably cold weather following it to end the month.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 1-5)
Somewhat active and colder pattern to start the month of March. The door will be open for the possibility of winter weather events.

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Wednesday Forecast

7:25AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 19-23)
A blustery chill arrives today between departing low pressure and approaching high pressure. That high deliver a decent cold shot, rare for this winter, Thursday and Friday, and then it will sink to the south over the weekend at which time it will warm back up once again…
TODAY: Clouds in eastern MA and RI depart early, then sun dominates with a few passing clouds. Highs 40-47 morning, falling into the 30s afternoon. Wind W to NW 10-20 MPH, few higher gusts.
TONIGHT: Clear. Lows 15-22. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY: Sunny. Highs 28-35. Wind N up to 10 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 10-17. Wind N under 10 MPH.
FRIDAY: Sunny. Highs 32-39. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 22-29. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
SATURDAY: Partly cloudy. Highs 40-47. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 25-32. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 45-52. Wind W 5-15 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 24-28)
Two potential storm systems could impact the region during this 5 day period, the first with rain favored in the February 24-25 time frame and the second with mix/snow favored in the February 27-28 time frame. Temperatures trending colder.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 29-MARCH 4)
Overall temperature trend is for somewhat colder, but not extreme. Have to watch a couple low pressure systems but this far out have no feel on how they may or may not impact the region. Further investigation needed…

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Tuesday Forecast

7:30AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 18-22)
Low pressure tracks from the Great Lakes down the St. Lawrence Valley today, which will be the only unsettled day of this 5-day period. Precipitation with this system will be mainly rain, only starting as snow with minor accumulation in limited locations northwest of Boston. High pressure from Canada delivers a shot of cold air for midweek, which then eases late in the week as the high slips off to the south.
TODAY: Becoming cloudy. Precipitation arrives west to east by midday as rain except snow with minor accumulation Worcester Hills and southwestern NH before changing to rain. Highs 37-42 except 42-47 South Coast. Wind SE 5-15 MPH, higher gusts especially coastal areas.
TONIGHT: Cloudy evening with rain ending west to east. Clearing overnight. Lows 32-39. Wind W 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
WEDNESDAY: Sun and passing clouds. Highs 40-47 morning, falling into the 30s afternoon. Wind W to NW 10-20 MPH, higher gusts.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 15-22. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY: Sunny. Highs 28-35. Wind N up to 10 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 10-17. Wind N under 10 MPH.
FRIDAY: Sunny. Highs 32-39. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 22-29. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
SATURDAY: Partly cloudy. Highs 40-47. Wind W 5-15 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 23-27)
Fair, milder February 23 with high pressure to the south of the region. Low pressure makes a run at the region later February 24 into February 25 but with mild air around rain is favored. Turning colder thereafter with another low bringing a threat of precipitation with mix/snow favored by the end of the period, depending on the track of the system.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 3)
Colder, mainly dry weather expected much of this period, though a storm system should be passing to the south of the region at some point.

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Monday Forecast

7:24AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 17-21)
High pressure brings fair weather today, the final day of a 3-day weekend for many. The only unsettled day of this 5-day period will be Tuesday as low pressure tracks from the Great Lakes down the St. Lawrence Valley, with southeastern New England obviously on the warmer side of the system. While it will be cold enough for some mix/snow at the start, mild air will quickly make sure most of this is a rain event. Look for a blustery, chilly day Wednesday between the departing low and approaching high pressure. That high will bring fair but cold weather for Thursday and Friday.
TODAY (PRESIDENTS DAY): Mostly sunny. Highs 35-42. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 18-25. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
TUESDAY: Clouding over early. Snow/mix arriving midday, changing to rain quickly south to north, ending west to east later in the day. Highs 35-42 southwestern NH and north central MA and 42-49. Wind SE 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
TUESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy with a few rain showers early, then clearing. Lows 32-39. Wind SW 5-15 MPH shifting to NW.
WEDNESDAY: Sun and passing clouds. Temperatures steady 32-39. Wind NW 10-20 MPH, higher gusts.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 15-22. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY: Sunny. Highs 28-35. Wind N up to 10 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 10-17. Wind N under 10 MPH.
FRIDAY: Sunny. Highs 32-39. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 22-26)
High pressure sinks to the south of the region with fair weather and moderating temperatures during the February 22-23 weekend. Potential for some unsettled weather during the February 24-26 period with rain favored over snow.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 2)
Turning colder. Watching for a potential storm system, snow/mix favored over rain, in the late February 27-28 time period. Drier weather follows that.

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Sunday Forecast

3:22AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 16-20)
Low pressure passes north of the region today dragging a weak cold front across the region, producing cloudiness but no precipitation. An area of high pressure brings fair and slightly colder weather for Presidents Day Monday. A stronger low pressure area takes a similar track to today’s system on Tuesday, and its trailing fronts will produce precipitation here, starting as snow/mix but going quickly to a rain event, which will move through rather rapidly, setting the stage for windy and colder weather behind the departing system Wednesday and fair but seasonably chilly weather Thursday as high pressure moves in.
TODAY: Variably cloudy. Highs 39-46. Wind SW 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 22-29. Wind W 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
MONDAY (PRESIDENTS DAY): Mostly sunny. Highs 35-42. Wind NW 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 18-25. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
TUESDAY: Clouding over early. Snow/mix arriving midday, changing to rain quickly south to north, then tapering to rain shower west to east. Highs 42-49 occurring late-day. Wind SE up to 10 MPH early, shifting to SW 10-20 MPH during the day.
TUESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy with rain showers early, then clearing. Lows 32-39. Wind SW 5-15 MPH shifting to NW.
WEDNESDAY: Sun and passing clouds. Temperatures steady 32-39. Wind NW 10-20 MPH, higher gusts.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 15-22. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY: Sunny. Highs 35-42. Wind N up to 10 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 21-25)
High pressure brings fair, seasonably chilly weather February 21 then sinks to the south of the region with fair and milder weather February 22-23. Watching for a potential storm system, rain favored over snow, February 24-25.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 26-MARCH 1)
Turning colder. Watching for a potential storm system, snow/mix favored over rain, in the late February 26 to February 28 time period. Drier weather later in the period.

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Saturday Forecast

7:41AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 15-19)
High pressure brings fair weather today, though it will be one of the colder days of the winter thus far – not very hard to accomplish. Temperature moderation comes Sunday but a front brings a risk of a snow flurry, and then another high pressure area brings fair weather for Presidents Day Monday. A fast-moving low pressure area passing north of New England will drag a warm front / cold front combo through on Tuesday, the only unsettled day of the 5. Dry but breezy and colder weather follows it for Wednesday.
TODAY: Sunny. Highs 26-33. Wind NW up to 10 MPH becoming variable.
TONIGHT: Increasing clouds. Lows 15-22 evening, rising through the 20s overnight. Wind variable up to 10 MPH becoming SW.
SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy with a passing snow shower possible morning. Sun and passing clouds afternoon. Highs 37-44. Wind SW 5-15 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 20-27. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
MONDAY (PRESIDENTS DAY): Mostly sunny. Highs 35-42. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 18-25. Wind W up to 10 MPH.
TUESDAY: Early sun the clouding over with a period of rain/sleet/snow possible midday then a chance of rain showers following that. Highs 42-49. Wind S to SW increasing to 10-20 MPH, higher gusts.
TUESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy with rain showers evening. Clearing overnight. Lows 32-39. Wind SW 5-15 MPH shifting to NW.
WEDNESDAY: Sun and passing clouds. Temperatures steady 32-39. Wind NW 10-20 MPH, higher gusts.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 20-24)
High pressure brings fair and cold weather February 20-21. Moderating temperatures and mainly dry mid period, then increasing risk of unsettled weather at the end of the period with rain favored over mix/snow.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 25-29)
Trending colder, additional storminess favoring mid period with mix/snow favored over rain.

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Friday Forecast

7:33AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 14-18)
In comes rare (for this winter) blast of cold air today into Saturday, but without really strong wind and with the sun angle as it is in mid February we won’t feel the sting that we’d feel with more wind, or earlier in the season. Still though, it will be quite cold in comparison to a good part of the winter-to-date. We quickly moderate Sunday and early next week with a weak front producing only the slightest risk of a passing snow flurry Sunday. High pressure brings fair weather for Presidents Day Monday. Low pressure tracks north of the region Tuesday with a warm front / cold front combo bringing the next chance of precipitation, probably a minor mix with the warm front and rain showers with the cold front.
TODAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 25-32. Wind NW 5-15 MPH, higher gusts. Wind chill below 20 at times.
TONIGHT: Clear. Lows 0-5 most interior areas, 6-11 most urban and coastal areas. Wind diminishing to calm.
SATURDAY: Sunny. Highs 25-32. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 13-20 evening, rising overnight. Wind SW under 10 MPH.
SUNDAY: Variably cloudy. Chance of a snow shower. Highs 35-42. Wind SW up to 10 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 20-27. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
MONDAY (PRESIDENTS DAY): Mostly sunny. Highs 35-42. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 18-25. Wind W up to 10 MPH.
TUESDAY: Early sun the clouding over with a period of rain/sleet/snow possible midday then a chance of rain showers following that. Highs 42-49. Wind S to SW increasing to 10-20 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 19-23)
Windy, dry, seasonably chilly February 19, then fair and milder February 20-21 as high pressure slips to the south of the region. Potential for unsettled weather later in the period.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 24-28)
Still low confidence here as we may have to watch energy from 2 branches of jet stream energy for potential interaction. Can’t rule out a couple storm potentials.

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Thursday Forecast

7:30AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 13-17)
A storm system passing through the region today started as rain/mix coast that went over to snow eastern coastal areas and rain southern coastal areas before that rain/snow line progressed northward to the MA/NH border in the pre-dawn, and while some southern NH areas are still seeing flakes now the transition will be completed shortly and we’re looking at rain for all, which ends west to east by later today. Any standing water or slush will freeze solid overnight as a shot of modified arctic air arrives and will be with us for a couple of days. Moderating temperatures will occur the middle and end of what is a 3-day weekend for many, with only a few snow showers Sunday as a weak front passes through the region.
TODAY: Overcast with rain except some lingering sleet/snow into mid morning southern NH with little additional accumulation expected there.
Highs 36-43. Wind E-SE 5-15 MPH, few higher gusts especially coastal areas.
TONIGHT: Clearing. Rapid freeze-up of any standing water / wet surfaces. Lows 13-20. Wind NW 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 23-30. Wind NW 10-20 MPH, higher gusts. Wind chill near 10 at times.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 0-7. Wind NW 5-15 MPH. Wind chill below 0 at times.
SATURDAY: Sunny. Highs 23-30. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 13-20 evening, rising overnight. Wind SW under 10 MPH.
SUNDAY: Variably cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 35-42. Wind SW up to 10 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 20-27. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
MONDAY (PRESIDENTS DAY): Mostly sunny. Highs 35-42. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 18-22)
Current indications are for a minor system passing through later February 18 into early February 19 with no major impact, with rain/mix showers favored. Fair weather follows for a couple days with the next unsettled weather threat coming at the end of the period. Temperatures near to above normal.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 23-27)
Still low confidence here as we may have to watch energy from 2 branches of jet stream energy for potential interaction. Will give this late February period another look tomorrow but for now will only say there are 1 or 2 storm threats in here.

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Wednesday Forecast

6:55AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 12-16)
High pressure brings fair, more seasonably chilly weather today. Low pressure charges into the region Thursday, and like many systems this winter, the cold air that’s around to start will not be held in, so a snow to rain situation will occur, with minor snow accumulation away from the South Coast mostly occurring before dawn Thursday. One thing we have not seen much of this winter is very cold air, but we will get a taste of that for 2 days behind the departing storm, only to see a quick rebound by Sunday ahead of an approaching frontal system, which may bring a few snow showers to the region.
TODAY: Patchy clouds southeastern MA and RI early, sunshine dominant, but increasing high clouds later. Highs 35-42. Wind N up to 15 MPH.
TONIGHT: Clouding over. Snow arriving overnight, immediately changing to rain South Coast, then the rain/snow line progressing northward across the region through dawn after snow accumulations of a coating to 1 inch in the I-95 belt and 1-3 inches outside of I-495. Lows 23-30 evening, rising into the 30s overnight. Wind E 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY: Overcast with rain except pockets of sleet north and west of Boston, ending late-day. Highs 36-43. Wind E-SE 5-15 MPH, few higher gusts especially coastal areas.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Clearing. Rapid freeze-up of any standing water / wet surfaces. Lows 13-20. Wind NW 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 23-30. Wind NW 10-20 MPH, higher gusts. Wind chill near 10 at times.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 0-7. Wind NW 5-15 MPH. Wind chill below 0 at times.
SATURDAY: Sunny. Highs 23-30. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 13-20 evening, rising overnight. Wind SW under 10 MPH.
SUNDAY: Variably cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 35-42. Wind SW up to 10 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 17-21)
Fair weather starts the period and returns late in the period, around a low pressure area which will impact the region during the February 18-19 time frame. The track of this system, and resultant impacts, are uncertain at this time. Overall temperatures near to above normal.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 22-26)
Very low confidence but still watching for possible storminess sometime this period. Mixed signals in guidance and the large scale pattern drivers have been so persistent its hard to argue against them. Will monitor.

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Tuesday Forecast

7:24AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 11-15)
Low pressure passes south of the region today bringing its steadiest rain south of I-90, but low level moisture has a lot of area north of I-90 foggy and drizzly to start the day, and low level cold in the Merrimack Valley, northeastern MA, and southern NH has a few areas sitting just below freezing, so some icy areas will be out there to start the day before it warms up and that condition dissipates. Use caution if traveling in those areas early today. High pressure brings a chilly, dry interlude Wednesday. The next low comes along with a little colder air to work with and should start as snow/mix for most areas pre-dawn Thursday, but as has often been the case in the long-term pattern we’ve been in, there isn’t anything to hold the cold in and we will warm up enough for a flip to rain across the region, quickly to the south, eventually to the north. And then we get something we haven’t seen that much of this winter, really cold weather, to end this week.
TODAY: Cloudy. Fog mainly north of I-90 this morning. Areas of drizzle into mid morning, with some freezing drizzle northern MA and southern NH. Rain likely South Coast, periods of rain elsewhere. Highs 35-42. Wind N up to 10 MPH.
TONIGHT: Clearing. Lows 23-30. Wind NW 5-15 MPH.
WEDNESDAY: Sun and high clouds. Highs 35-42. Wind N 5-15 MPH.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clouding over. Snow arriving pre-dawn, mixing with or changing to rain South Coast. Lows 20-27. Wind NE up to 10 MPH.
THURSDAY: Overcast with rain South Coast, snow to rain most areas but may remain mixed southwestern NH. Highs 35-42. Wind E 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Clearing. Rapid freeze-up of any standing water / wet surfaces. Lows 13-20. Wind NW 10-20 MPH.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 23-30. Wind NW 15-25 MPH. Wind chill near 10 at times.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Clear. Lows 0-7. Wind NW 5-15 MPH. Wind chill below 0 at times.
SATURDAY: Sunny. Highs 23-30. Wind variable up to 10 MPH.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 16-20)
A quick moderation in temperature Sunday means more cloudiness and a few periods of light snow/mix/rain possible. Fair, seasonably chilly February 17 to early February 18. Next system brings a risk of light precipitation later February 18 to early February 19, followed by more fair weather with temperatures not too far from normal.

DAYS 11-15 (FEBRUARY 21-25)
Fair, seasonably cold early period. Watching February 22-24 for potential winter storm threat. Fair, colder to end the period.

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