An area of high pressure centered over the southeast will bring continued unseasonably chilly and dry weather to New England today.
After this morning’s hard freeze, high temperatures will rise into the upper 40s to low 50s south and low 40s north. Skies will feature a mix of sun and scattered clouds. High pressure slides east overnight as an area of low pressure approaches from the Great Lakes. Light winds and partly cloudy skies will result in slightly-warmer temperatures than last night in the low to mid 30s, rising towards day break as warmer air begins to trickle into the region.
A warm front will slowly trek across Southern New England Tuesday as the Red Sox take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Fenway Park in the 2018 World Series. First pitch for Game 1 is at 8:09 p.m. with temperatures around 50 degrees and winds blowing out to center field at 5 to 7 mph with cloudy skies.
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The exact placement of the warm front may result in a bit of a temperature gradient with areas south of the Mass Pike reaching into the upper 50s to low 60s and areas north of the Mass Pike struggling to break 50 degrees.
Expecting an otherwise cloudy day with scattered showers around. Wednesday features a mid-level area of low pressure moves in behind our departing low pressure from Tuesday, resulting in scattered rain and snow showers with temperatures reaching into the 40s south and 30s across the North Country.
In northern and central Maine, snowfall will begin to accumulate during this period ranging from 2 inches around Greenville to as much as 6 inches near Clayton Lake and Allagash. The snow reaches its peak around mid-morning and tapers by the afternoon.
First pitch for Wednesday’s Game 2 World Series game is at 8:09 p.m. Expecting temperatures in the mid 30s with winds blowing from third base towards the first base line at 10 to 12 mph, gusting to 30 mph under partly cloudy skies.
Scattered rain and snow showers continue into the first part of Thursday as much colder and drier air pours in across the region. After a showery start, clouds break during the second half of the day on Thursday with highs in the mid 40s south and mid 30s north.
Expecting sunny skies on Friday with highs in the 40s south and 30s north as high pressure settles in overhead. Looking ahead to the weekend, we’re keeping a close on eye on the potential for a Nor’easter to impact New England Sunday into Monday.
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