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Mild Weekend, Watching for Storms Next Week

After a warm weekend, keep your eyes open for storms coming next week

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    Forecast: Crowds Increase Before Overnight Showers

    Overnight Saturday Night: Clouds increase, shower. Lows in the 30s and 40s.
    Sunday: Early shower, then mostly cloudy. Highs around 50.
    Monday: Mostly cloudy. Spot rain or snow shower. Highs in the 30s to near 40.

    (Published Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018)

    New England is set to enjoy another warm winter weekend. A gusty southwest wind will push high temperatures today into the 50s for many across Southern New England. Even farther north in ski country temperatures will spike into the 40s.

    A cold front then drops in from north to south tonight, first bringing a few extra clouds and a few spot showers to Northern New England.

    The front arrives in Southern New England on Sunday, meaning much of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island will begin with clouds and a few showers. Temperatures will still be near 50 in these areas though.

    In Northern New England temperatures will be in the 30s and 40s, a bit cooler since the front will already have moved through those areas.

    Even in Southern New England temperatures will fall a bit during the afternoon as cool air returns, but partial sunshine will also redevelop.

    That same front then stalls offshore early next week, becoming the focus of a ballooning coastal storm.

    While the exact track of the storm remains a bit uncertain, it’s likely to pass close enough to bring at least some snow to New England. The odds of accumulation would be highest south and east of Boston.

    If the storm continues to track west we can expect more impacts, and more snow, from this storm. A track farther east would result in fewer impacts.

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