Tuesday Forecast

7:39AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 4)
A warm front approaches today and passes through overnight tonight with a few patches of light rain possible today and a more solid area of rain and possibly embedded thunderstorms coming through the region during tonight and very early Wednesday morning. Then a break while we’re in the warm sector, possibly setting record high temperatures again, during the day Wednesday. Late-day and especially nighttime showers and thunderstorms are likely as a cold front comes along. Behind this front it’s back to reality on Thursday as it turns windy and much cooler. A disturbance will pass just south of the region Friday with a risk of snow showers and possibly a period of snow in far southern areas. What this will do is drag in even colder air for the first part of the weekend.
TODAY: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of light rain. Highs 50-57. Wind light SE.
TONIGHT: Cloudy. Periods of rain. Chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 44-52. Wind S 5-15 MPH.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy with rain and possible thunder very early in eastern MA and southeastern NH then partly to mostly sunny mid morning into afternoon. Mostly cloudy later in the day with a risk of showers and thunderstorms central MA through RI. Highs 55-62 South Coast, 63-70 elsewhere. Wind S to SW 10-20 MPH with higher gusts.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and thunderstorms likely until around midnight. Lows 50-58. Wind SW 10-20 MPH with higher gusts, shifting to W.
THURSDAY: Partly to mostly sunny. Temperatures fall from the 50s through the 40s. Wind W 15-25 MPH with higher gusts.
FRIDAY: Variably cloudy. Windy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 22-30. Highs 32-40.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows 15-22. Highs 28-35.

DAYS 6-10 (MARCH 5-9)
Colder during this period with a couple episodes of rain/ice/snow possible.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 10-14)
Temperatures near to below normal. Overall trend looks drier but can’t rule out a storm threat at some point.

Monday Forecast

7:36AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 3)
Another warm-up to end February and start March. Fair weather today then unsettled weather Tuesday and Wednesday as described in the previous post. Behind this, colder air arrives during Thursday and Friday.
TODAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 52-57. Wind SW 5-15 MPH with higher gusts.
TONIGHT: Increasing clouds. Lows 32-37 interior, 37-42 coast. Wind light SW.
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy. Chance of light rain mainly afternoon. Highs 48-55, coolest coastal areas. Wind light variable to SE.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy. PM rain showers. Lows 40-48. Highs 58-65.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy. Windy. Temperatures fall 50s to 40s.
FRIDAY: Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers. Lows 20-28. Highs 32-40.

DAYS 6-10 (MARCH 4-8)
Near to below normal temperatures during this period with episodes of unsettled weather which may include rain, ice, and snow.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 9-13)
Similar pattern should continue with episodes of unsettled weather and near to below normal temperatures. Late season snow for at least parts of the region possible during this time.

Sunday Forecast

11:37AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 26-MARCH 2)
Windy, cool (really just seasonable but feeling cold compared to 3 days of record warmth just gone by), and dry today. Mild to briefly warm air returns early to mid week along with some unsettled weather Tuesday (warm front) and Wednesday (cold front). A transition to colder weather for a longer period of time begins Thursday.
TODAY: Sun and passing clouds. Highs 42-47. Wind W 15-25 MPH with higher gusts.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 21-26 interior, 27-32 coast. Wind W 5-15 MPH with higher gusts.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 52-57. Wind SW 5-15 MPH with higher gusts.
MONDAY NIGHT: Increasing clouds. Lows 32-37 interior, 37-42 coast. Wind light SW.
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy. Chance of light rain mainly afternoon. Highs 48-55, coolest coastal areas. Wind light variable to SE.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy. PM rain showers. Lows 40-48. Highs 58-65.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy. Windy. Temperatures fall 50s to 40s.

DAYS 6-10 (MARCH 3-7)
Near to below normal temperatures during this period with dry weather at the beginning of the period then periods of unsettled weather which may include rain, ice, and snow.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 8-12)
Similar pattern should continue with episodes of unsettled weather and near to below normal temperatures. Late season snow for at least parts of the region possible during this time.

Saturday Forecast

11:08AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 1)
Our anomalous warm stretch is about to come to an end, but a baby brother follow up is on the way. First one more very mild today today, not as sunny for most of the region as a lot more clouds will be around, but enough sun to boost temperatures over 60 away from where wind comes off the ocean water. A few showers may pop up during the day, but the main action will come with a cold front from west to east tonight. We’ll be watching a squall line march out of NY State into western New England. This will likely become less organized and weaken as it moves to the east but still some gusty showers and a rumble of thunder may occur. Snow will occur right behind the front in the mountains of western New England but that will not make it into southeastern New England. The colder air will, however, and though this is only a return to near to slightly above normal temperatures it will be a whole lot cooler than the last few days were, and the wind accompanying it will make you feel the difference on Sunday. The trade of will be plenty of sunshine. We go right back to milder weather, but not as warm as this current stretch, Monday through Wednesday. By Wednesday, the first day of March, a front in the area should be bringing us some unsettled weather again.
TODAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers afternoon. Highs 51-59 South Coast, 60-68 elsewhere. Wind SE to S 10-20 MPH with higher gusts.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Numerous rain showers and possible thunder west to east across the region between 7PM and midnight (possibly a little later Cape Cod). Temperatures in the 50s early, falling to 40s overnight. Wind S to SW 15-30 MPH with higher gusts.
SUNDAY: Sun and passing clouds. Temperatures steady in the 40s. Wind W 15-25 MPH with higher gusts.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 23-31. Wind W 5-15 MPH with higher gusts.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. Highs 48-57. Wind W 5-15 MPH with higher gusts.
TUESDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Lows 28-37. Highs 50-58.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 33-40. Highs 47-55.

DAYS 6-10 (MARCH 2-6)
Colder with 1 or 2 snow/ice/rain threats during this time.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 7-11)
Colder pattern continues. Watching for additional rain/ice/snow threats during this time as well.

Friday Forecast

7:18AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 24-28)
So we get to the final 5 days of February, and we start with a “frontal failure” forcing me to adjust the temperature for Friday to warmer. The cold front does make it into the region but only about as far south as northern MA before lifting back to the north during the day. Showers near the boundary will occur mostly in the morning in southern NH and northern MA, and some sunshine is expected to return after a cloud-dominated beginning to the day, although once again some low cloudiness may try to hang in along the South Coast. The remainder of the forecast is similar as we’ll still see a low pressure system track through the Great Lakes and into southeastern Canada with a push of warm air from the south ahead of a strong cold front which will turn it considerably cooler for Sunday and Monday. I’m still a little uncertain on how the next system impacts the region but current thinking is a warm front approaches Tuesday with a mix/rain threat.
TODAY: Mostly cloudy morning including a period of scattered rain showers northern MA and southern NH. Partly cloudy afternoon. Highs 47-56 immediate coastal areas, coolest along the South Coast, 57-64 elsewhere with a few warmer readings interior MA. Wind variable up to 10 MPH morning, SE to S 5-15 MPH afternoon.
TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy. Patchy fog/drizzle late. Lows 45-53. Wind SE to S 5-15 MPH.
SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle/fog possible southern and eastern areas mainly morning. Scattered rain showers mid to late afternoon. More humid. Highs 53-60 South Coast, 60-67 elsewhere. Wind S to SW 5-15 MPH increasing to 10-20 MPH with higher gusts late.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Cloudy through 3AM with scattered rain showers early then a band of rain/thunderstorms west to east later. Pre-dawn clearing. Temperatures steady 53-63 then quick drop to 40s pre-dawn. Wind S to SW 15-25 MPH and gusty shifting to W pre-dawn.
SUNDAY: Sun and passing clouds. Temperatures steady in the 40s. Wind W 15-25 MPH with higher gusts.
MONDAY: Sunshine and high clouds. Lows 22-30. Highs 38-45.
TUESDAY: Cloudy. Chance of mix/rain/ Lows 25-32. Highs 38-45.

DAYS 6-10 (MARCH 1-5)
Changeable weather to start off March, likely a mild and wet March 1 as low pressure passes north of the region, followed by windy/colder/dry weather March 2. Will watch for a disturbance that may bring a threat of some rain/ice/snow March 3-4 followed by improving weather.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 6-10)
Continuing to watch this period for colder weather and some threat of rain/snow/ice.

Thursday Forecast

7:43AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 23-27)
A southwesterly air flow will bring anomalous warmth to the region today, though this air coming off the waters just south of New England will keep the South Coast a little cloudier and cooler than areas further to the north. Then, a weak cold front drops down from the north tonight into Friday and cools the warmest areas off some, along with introducing more cloudiness and perhaps a few rain showers. During this time a low pressure area will be moving into the Great Lakes and a weaker low will be drifting northeastward in the water south to southeast of New England. This complex cast of characters will combine to create a cloudy Friday night and mainly cloudy Saturday. Another push of very mild air will take place ahead of the cold front trailing the Great Lakes low, which will bring a band of rain and possible thunderstorms west to east across the region Saturday night. Before that happens, areas of drizzle and patchy light rain will prevail Friday night and Saturday morning. Behind the cold front, Sunday will be blustery and colder day with dry weather. Another system may approach the Great Lakes Monday returning some clouds to the region.
TODAY: Fog patches vanish early and sun dominates but low clouds at times near the South Coast. Highs 50-58 South Coast, 58-67 elsewhere though a couple locations may approach 70. Wind S to SW 5-15 MPH.
TONIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy. Lows 45-53. Wind SW 5-15 MPH becoming light variable.
FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers. Highs 50-58 but may fall into the 40s southeastern NH and northeastern MA. Wind variable 5-15 MPH.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Cloudy. Areas of drizzle and fog. Chance of light rain. Lows 40-48. Wind light SE.
SATURDAY: Cloudy. Areas of drizzle and fog with a chance of light rain morning and midday. Numerous rain showers and possible thunderstorms west to east end of day into the night. Highs 52-57 South Coast, 58-65 elsewhere but may not occur until late. Wind SE to S 5-15 MPH morning, S to SW 10-20 MPH with higher gusts afternoon.
SUNDAY: Sun and passing clouds. Windy. Temperatures fall through 40s.
MONDAY: Sun followed by clouds. Lows 22-30. Highs 38-45.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 4)
Colder, a couple periods of precipitation should be minor.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 5-9)
Chilly pattern some unsettled weather which may include snow/ice. Low confidence forecast.

Wednesday Forecast

7:39AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 22-26)
No changes at this time. The warmer pattern continues for a few more days then a knock down back toward reality by late in the weekend. Will expand on this discussion this afternoon.
TODAY: Mostly cloudy start, then increasing sun later. Highs 50-58. Wind light variable.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 38-45. Wind light SW.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy. Highs 50-58 immediate coast especially South Coast, 59-67 elsewhere. Wind SW to S 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy. Lows 42-50. Wind SW 5-15 MPH.
FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain late in the day. Highs 52-60. Wind W 5-15 MPH shifting to N.
SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy. Chance of light rain/drizzle with patchy fog morning. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms late day and evening from west to east. Lows 44-52. Highs 55-65, coolest South Coast.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy. Windy. Temperatures fall through the 40s.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 3)
Unsettled weather at times as temperatures try to transition from mild to colder again. Will work on the details of this period.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 4-8)
Looking like a colder period of weather with a risk of some rain/mix/snow at times.

Tuesday Forecast

7:32AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 21-25)
High pressure hangs on today then slides to the east as a Pacific cold front approaches from the west then passes through the region tonight bringing a minor amount of rain with some freezing rain over the interior where it is cold enough. Then the story is the mild air for midweek, especially Thursday, when some record high temperatures may be challenged. Another cold front passes through Thursday night and cools it down slightly for Friday, but clouds will dominate and as the front tries to return as a warm front, some wet weather is possible later Friday. A stronger low pressure area will track through the Great Lakes and drag a cold front toward the region Saturday with wet and mild weather ahead of it.
TODAY: Sunshine followed by increasing clouds. Highs 38-45. Wind light S.
TONIGHT: Cloudy. Chance of a couple periods of light rain except freezing rain central MA and south central NH. Lows 30-38 early then rising slowly overnight. Wind SW 5-15 MPH
WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy. Highs 47-55. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY: Partly sunny. Lows 38-46. Highs 57-65.
FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain late. Lows 30-38. Highs 45-52.
SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Lows 40-48. Highs 57-64.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 26-MARCH 2)
Dry, colder February 26. Unsettled weather February 27-28 with a likely Great Lakes Cutter low pressure system. Fair and colder behind this may be quickly followed by a threat of rain/ice/snow at the very end of the period.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 3-7)
Colder with another threat of rain/snow/ice during this period.

Monday Forecast

7:31AM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 20-24)
High pressure to the north delivers a chilly northerly wind for this Presidents Day and a cold night tonight as it noses down across southern New England and sets up radiational cooling as some snow cover remains in the area. A weak disturbance will approach from the west later Tuesday and may bring some patchy rain and interior freezing rain Tuesday evening. Though clouds will be more dominant than sun, we should see dry weather and mild air around for the middle of the week Wednesday and Thursday. By Thursday night, another cold front will take the edge off the very mild air for the end of the week, though temperatures will remain above normal.
TODAY – PRESIDENTS DAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 37-44. Wind N 5-15 MPH.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows 11-17 interior valleys, 18-26 elsewhere. Wind light variable.
TUESDAY: Sunshine followed by increasing clouds. Highs 38-45. Wind light S.
TUESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy. Chance of brief light rain except freezing rain central MA and south central NH evening. Lows 30-38 early then rising slowly overnight. Wind SW 5-15 MPH
WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy. Highs 47-55. Wind W 5-15 MPH.
THURSDAY: Partly sunny. Lows 38-45. Highs 55-63.
FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy. Lows 30-38. Highs 45-52.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 1)
Low pressure likely cuts through the Great Lakes and passes north of New England with a mild wet February 25 followed by a windy, colder, and drier February 26 behind a cold front. Another system may take a similar track February 27-28 with rain favored over snow before it turns colder behind this system for the arrival of March.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 2-6)
The pattern is slightly indeterminate but the early indications are for a switch to colder weather overall and a storm threat of rain/mix/snow for a portion of this period.

Sunday Forecast

1:43PM

DAYS 1-5 (FEBRUARY 19-23)
We’ll have a mild time! The above normal temperature pattern is here and will continue through the next several days. A very mild Sunday will be followed by a cooler Monday (Presidents Day) but not significantly cold. Temperature rebound through midweek. The only issue will be the threat of a little rain and freezing rain Tuesday night from a weak disturbance passing by.
THIS AFTERNOON: Partly cloudy. Highs 48-56. Wind W 10-20 MPH, higher gusts.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows 26-33. Wind NW 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
MONDAY – PRESIDENTS DAY: Mostly sunny. Highs 37-44. Wind NW 5-15 MPH, higher gusts.
TUESDAY: Sun followed by clouds. Risk of light rain / ice at night. Lows 18-25. Highs 38-45.
WEDNESDAY: Clouds followed by sun. Chance of rain showers early. Lows 30-38. Highs 50-58.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy. Lows 30-38. Highs 50-58.

DAYS 6-10 (FEBRUARY 24-28)
A mild start and colder finish to this period with some unsettled weather, mainly rain showers, in between.

DAYS 11-15 (MARCH 1-5)
March begins colder with at least one threat of rain/mix/snow in the first several days of the month.