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Sunny Skies Monday; Thunderstorms Pop Up Tuesday

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    Monday: Warm with sea breezes at the coast. Highs in the low 80s. Monday night: Mainly cloudy. Showers along the south coast. Lows in the upper 60s. Tuesday: Showers along the south coast. Additional showers and thunder north during the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Wednesday: Sunny. Nice. Highs in the mid 80s.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 14, 2017)

    Warm and sunny conditions are on tap today across New England as an area of high pressure crests over the region. Summer sea breezes develop at the coast with light winds of 10-15 mph. Some high-level clouds filter in with scattered clouds across higher terrain. High temperatures crest to near-average for this time of year in the low 80s. A building southerly flow ushers increasing humidity back into New England overnight. A stalled frontal boundary situated south of the region may spark showers across the Islands. Lows dip into the low 60s south and mid 50s north. On Tuesday, partly cloudy skies will be around for most of the day. Expecting the first half of the day to remain dry before scattered showers and thunderstorms develop across the interior. Highs reach into the low 80s. Winds shift to the west-northwest on Wednesday as a cold front traverses across the region as Tropical Storm Gert passes east of the Carolinas. Highs reach into the mid to upper 80s south and low to mid 70s across the north. A couple locations may touch 90 degrees in normally-warmer valleys. Thursday starts off mostly sunny before clouds build in from the west. A warm front and parent low pressure approach from the Great Lakes. Showers move in during the evening with highs reaching into the upper 70s to 80 degrees south and mid 70s across the North Country. Mostly cloudy skies will prevail on Friday as warm front treks south-to-north across New England. Highs reach into the mid to upper 70s south and low 70s across the north. Looking ahead to next weekend, chance of showers increase across the region with warm front still around. Expecting slightly warmer temperatures than Friday on Saturday with highs in the upper 70s south and mid 70s north. Showers linger into Sunday morning as low pressure pulls away from the coast with a cold front traversing across New England. Showers and clouds decrease behind cold front as drier air filters into the region from Canada. More details are on your exclusive Early Warning Weather 10-Day Forecast on NBC Boston and NECN.

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